Minced Mutton Kebab


  • 500gm minced mutton
  • 10g mutton fat
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 5g shahi jeera
  • 500g yoghurt
  • 500ml water
  • 3 big green cardamom
  • 3 small pieces of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp dry ginger powder
  • 1 tsp dry mint powder
  • 100g onion, finely chopped and fried till golden brown
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 sprigs fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 5 sprigs fresh coriander leaves finely chopped


  1. Mix the minced mutton with the mutton fat, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp chilli powder, the shahi jeera and a pinch of salt
  2. Make 16 small boat shaped dumplings and set aside.
  3. Ina a pan, heat the yoghurt and water. Add the green cardamoms, cinnamons, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1.2 tsp chilli powder, dry ginger and mint powders, fried onions and salt to taste. Keep stirring to prevent the yoghurt from curdling.
  4. When the mixture comes to a boil, add the boat shaped dumplings.
  5. Cover the pan and cook on low heat for about 25 minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander and mint leaves. Serve hot.

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