Asian Home Recipe

Spiced Mutton Kebab Recipe

Ingredients :

500 g

2 tablespoons


2 cloves

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/2 cup


Desiccated coconut

Large onion, roughly chopped

Garlic, peeled

Chopped fresh ginger

Ground nutmeg

Ground cinnamon

Ground cloves

Ground cardamom

Coarsely ground black pepper

Poppy seeds


Method :
  • Trim mutton of excess fat but leave a thin layer, for it gives a delicious crisp layer when grilled.

  • Cut meat into bite-size cubes.

  • Toast the coconut in a dry frying pan over medium heat.

  • Stir constantly until it is a golden brown color.

  • Set aside to cool.

  • Put onion, garlic and ginger into a container of electric blender and grind to a smooth puree.

  • Add spices, toasted coconut, poppy seeds and yoghurt and blend again for 1 minute or until coconut is finely ground.

  • Pour over the pieces of meat in a bowl and rub well into the meat so that every piece is well covered with the spice marinade.

  • Cover and leave in the refrigerator overnight or at room temperature for 2 hours.

  • Thread the pieces on a bamboo skewers and cook under a preheated griller or over glowing coals until brown.

  • Serve with chapatis, parathas or rice.


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