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Chicken Kebab

Updated on June 4, 2015

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Health Benefits of Chicken Kebabs

Chicken is healthy as it falls under the category of white meat.It has less fat compared to beef or red meat.It is rich in protein,so it is good for your kids who skip meals often.It also offers several minerals and vitamins,especially of B group.

Vitamin B12 is necessary for red blood cell formation,for brain and nerve function and DNA formation.Chicken meat contains 0.31 micrograms of vitamin B-12 per 100 grams.In addition to vitamin B-12 chicken also has other nutrients including protein,phosphorus,vitamin B-6 and niacin,so it is a nutritious option.Consuming it will help us meet our recommended intake during a day.

Source

Chicken is rich in following minerals and vitamins:

Zinc: Zinc is found in chicken which is very beneficial.It is important for having a healthy immune system.If we do not take zinc in proper quantity,it can lead to impaired growth and development of children which can lead to lower resistence to infection.

Iron: Animal foods contain 'haem' iron which contributes to 54% of absorbed iron in adults.Iron deficiency can lead to impaired cognitive and behavioral development in babies,fatigue,impaired energy metabolism and lower resistence to infection.

Phosphate

Magnesium


Chicken provides riboflavin,niacin and thiamine of vitamin B group.


It is very good for kids who skip meals.It is a protein rich diet and very delicious so kids will love to eat it and will get lots of minerals and vitamins and protein which will boost their health and strengthen their immune system to fight diseases.A very good dish to boost the health of kids.

Prep time: 40 min
Cook time: 14 min
Ready in: 54 min
Yields: Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kg Chicken Mince
  • 1 cup Gram pulses(Chana dal)
  • 2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Cardamom(big)
  • 2 tsp Coriander(whole)
  • 4-5 Red Chilli(whole)
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for shallow frying
  • 2 Tbs Ginger grated
  • 1 cup Green Coriander
  • 1/2 cup Onion(fine square shaped pieces)
  • 10 garlic cloves

Preparation:

The Fat: Mince

The vegetables:

Peel,wash and finely chop onion in square shape.

Scrape,wash and finely chop ginger.

Remove stems,wash,slit and finely chop green chillies.

Clean,wash and chop coriander.

The mince:

1.Add gram pulses,garlic cloves,black pepper,big cardamom(whole),coriander(whole),red chilli(whole),cumin seeds,salt to chicken mince.

2. Boil all ingredients.

3. Then strain the mixture in a strainer.

4.Grind the mixture in mixie.

5.Take 2 tbs grinded mixture and make a ball.

6.Press the ball lightly by your palm and give it the shape of a kebab.

Appearance of mixture after grinding in mixie
Appearance of mixture after grinding in mixie
shape of kebab after pressing the ball gently by the palm
shape of kebab after pressing the ball gently by the palm
Chicken Kebab being shallow fried in pan
Chicken Kebab being shallow fried in pan
brown and crispy kebabs
brown and crispy kebabs

Cooking

Heat oil on a tawa or pan and shallow fry over low heat until both sides are evenly brown and crispy.

Serve with green chutney,onion rings and lemon.

Tips for Chicken Kebab:

While making kebabs the use of whole spices(garam masala) gives it an enhanced flavour.

Green chillies chutney

Green chilies:1/2 cup

Dry mango powder:1 tsp

Salt:1/2 tsp

Lemon juice: 1 tbs

Grind all the ingredients in mixie.Green chutney is ready to serve with chicken kebabs.

Paratha(Indian Bread)

Finely grounded wheat flour: 1 cup

Wheat flour: 1 cup

Oil: 2 tsp

Make a dough out of these 3 ingredients and make thin layered triangular parathas by shallow frying them over low heat until both sides are crispy with brown patches.Serve them with chicken kebabs.


How to make Layers:

Divide the dough into equal portions and make balls.Pat it with palm and make a tikki like kebabs.Make a roti of it.Grease it.Then fold it into half.Apply oil.Make a triangle shape of the roti(indian bread).Dust with whole wheat floor and flatten with rolling pin.

Place paratha on a heated tava or pan.Shallow fry the paratha until golden brown patches appear on both sides.Paratha is ready to be served with chicken kebabs.


Health Benefits of Parathas

1.Whole grain:

They are made of whole grain.Whole grains are very nutritious and rich in fibres.

Parathas are rich in carbohydrates,soluble fibre and proteins.This boosts our energy and increases our blood circulation.The whole grain is also a rich source of vitamin(B1,B2,B3,B6,B9),calcium,iron,phosphorus,magnesium,potassium.

2.It prevents constipation:

It helps prevent constipation as it is rich in soluble fibres.

3.It is easily digestable;

They are easy to dissolve and pass out into intestines.

4.Prevents Cancer:

It lowers the risk of cancer as it has vitamin E,selenium and soluble fibre.



Burgers

We can also make Chiken Kebab Burgers.Cut the burger buns into 2 halves.Apply green chutney on both sides.Then put onion rings,after that kebab,then onion rings again and then the top halve of burger.Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Chicken Patties

Place the kebabs in patties sheet and bake them.Non Veg Patties are ready to serve with tomato ketchup.

Snacks

Chicken Kebabs can also be served as snacks.

step-by-step Chicken Kebab summary
step-by-step Chicken Kebab summary
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 chicken kebab
Calories 581
Calories from Fat126
% Daily Value *
Fat 14 g22%
Saturated fat 4 g20%
Unsaturated fat 3 g
Carbohydrates 76 g25%
Sugar 7 g
Fiber 4 g16%
Protein 35 g70%
Cholesterol 86 mg29%
Sodium 1039 mg43%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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      OSBERT JOEL C 2 years ago from CHENNAI

      Thats a tasty Indian Dish. Thank you for sharing this. Voted.