The Kathi Kebab : Street Food From Calcutta.



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Kathi kebab is a popular street food in Kolkata, India made with meat grilled in a skewer. It is also the wrapped by a flatbread to make the popular Kathi roll. Here is how to make this easy, tasty grilled meat with the perfect spice mix.

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Step 1: ​Ingredients:

Red Onion : 1

Yellow bell pepper : 1

Chicken (boneless) : 380 grams

Yogurt : 125 grams

Salt : 3 teaspoon

Sunflower oil : 7 tablespoon

Dried Spices

Dried mango powder : 1 tablespoon

Cumin powder : 1 tablespoon

Coriander powder : 1 tablespoon

Garam masala : 1 table spoon

Red chili powder : 1 tablespoon

Turmeric powder : 1 tablespoon

Nutmeg powder : 1/2 teaspoon

Cinnamon powder : 1/2 teaspoon

Green cardamom : 1/2 teaspoon

Detailed recipe :

Step 2: Chop the Onions and Bell Peppers in Cubes.

Step 3: Cut the Chicken Into Bite Sized Pieces. Take the Chicken, Onion and Peppers in a Bowl.

Step 4: Add the Yogurt.

Step 5: Add the Dried Spices. (one After Another on the Yogurt).

Step 6: Add Salt.

Step 7: Pour 5 Tablespoon of Oil on the Spice Mix.

Step 8: Mix the Yogurt and Spices Well With the Chicken So That Each Piece Is Well Coated With Yogurt and Spice Mix.

Rest it for at least 1 hour. It is better if marinated in a refrigerator overnight.

Detailed Recipe :

Step 9: First Wet the Wooden Skewers With Water. Then Pierce the Onion, Peppers and Chicken One by One Into the Skewer.

Step 10: Put the Skewers Into a Preheated Oven at 200°C and Grill Them at 190°C for 20 Minutes.

Step 11: After 20 Minutes, Take Them Out and Bust Them With Oil.

Step 12: Turn the Sides of Each Skewer.

Step 13: Bust Them Again With Oil and Grill Them at 190°C for Another 20-25 Minutes.

Step 14: Take Them Out. Wrap the Tray With an Aluminum Foil and Rest for 10-15 Minutes and Then Serve.

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