Kabab-e-Akbari (Anjeer Kabab with Pista Crunch)

pista kabab

Kabab Masala

Recipe 1 – Kabab-e-Akbari – (Anjeer Kabab with Pista Crunch)

  • 500 gms chicken (boneless, cut into pieces)
  • 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 80-100 gms dried figs (soaked and ground to paste)
  • 30 gms pista (finely sliced)
  • 1 egg white
  • 2-3 tbsp Zaiqa Kabab Masala
  • 1 -2 tsp red chilli powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2-3 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice

 

Preparation

First marination

  1. Mix chicken cubes with ginger-garlic paste for 30 mins along with salt & vinegar or lemon juice.

Second marination

  1. Add fig paste, Zaiqa Kabab Masala, red chilli powder and garam masala powder to the previously marinated chicken.
  2. Marinate for a minimum of 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Skewer the pieces, brush with egg white and coat with pista (this requires some patience!).
  4. Pan fry or cook in an OTG for 20-25 mins. Baste with butter while grilling.

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