Best Lamb (Mutton) Gilafi Seekh Kebab recipe

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Lamb Gilafi Seekh Kebab Food Recipe

Seek kebabs are everyone's favorite. And mutton seekh a yummy, juicy and succulent kebab is for all the foodies and cooking enthusiast. If you have been looking for a lamb kebab recipe, you have come to the right place. Here I bring you the step by step guide on how to make lamb kebab recipe mutton Gilafi Seekh Kebab at home.

Lamb Gilafi seekh Kebab also known as Mutton Gilafi Seekh Kebab is a Mughlai delicacy prepared with minced Lamb and a blend of spices. It is delicious and mildly spicy dish which has incredible taste and flavours. These succulent Kebabs are ideal appetizer for some especial occasions like birthday party, cocktail dinner party and corporate get together.

These Lamb kebab are served with Green chutney or Mint sauce or with tomato ketchup.

Lamb Gilafi Seekh Kebab is a very popular dish in Indian subcontinent. Gilafi means Cover. These Seekh Kebab are gilaf or covered by chopped Bell pepper and capsicum and then cooked in  an Ovalclay Tandoor or BBQ or in Oven.

If you love the recipe of Lamb Gilafi Seekh Kebab then you will  love the recipe of
 chicken Gilafi Seekh Kebab  and chicken seekh kabab recipe as well.

Steps to make the recipe

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Important point

To make the kebab more juicy and soft  you need to add some extra fats . These fats make it more tasty and juicy. 50 gm preferably Lamb fats. You can escape this ingredients if you wish. 

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Making mince of lamb neat

Clean and wash the Lamb meat and cut it into small size pieces. Pat dry the meat and keep aside.

Chopped the Mint and Cilantro leafs Finely chopped the Capsicum and Red Yellow Bell pepper. Keep them aside in a bowl.

Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients with the Lamb meat and mix well. Add the chopped cilantro and mint leafs to the above mixture. Now make a  minced of the lamb mixture using a Meat Mincer.

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Make two rounds in the meat mincer. This will make it more soft.

Threading and cooking

Make equal size small balls of the mixture and place in a iron shewer length wise cylindrical shape using wet hands. With a wet hands the minced mixture won't get stuck to hands.

Cook them in an Tandoor for 7-8 minutes busting some butter or ghee on it at a regular intervals. You can cook it in a BBQ or  oven too.

When the kabab become tender and we'll well done remove them from the tandoor. After that remove the kabab from the shewer carefully in a plate and serve hot with mint chutney, onion slices and lemon wedges.

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Finely minced lamb meats are marinated with spices and placed in a shewer cylindrically and then covered or gilaf with chopped bell peppers and cooked in tandoor or BBQ till crisp and juicy.

Prep time 15 min,Cook time 10 min Serve :- 2 servings

Author :- Mobasir hassan

  • 200 gm Lamb meat
  • 10 -12 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • Small handful of Coriander leaves
  • Small handful of Mint leafs
  • 1/2 of Green Capsicum
  • 1/2 of Red and Yellow Bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 teaspoon of clarified butter or ghee
How to make the recipe

  1. Making the Gilafi, chopped the capsicum and red, yellow bell pepper  and keep in fridge to use to gilaf(cover)  the Seekh Kebab.
  2. Roughly chopped the cilantro and mint leaves.
  3. Cut Lamb pieces in small size and pat dry completely using a kitchen towel.
  4. In a mixing bowl take the lamb pieces and mix with ginger, garlic, red chilli  powder, garam masala, cumin powder, lemon juice, black pepper powder and salt.
  5. Add the chopped mint and coriander leaves as well and mix everything well.
  6. Now using a meat mincer make a keema ( mince) . For a soft and juicy kebab, make two round of mincing with the meat.
  7. Take the minced meat in a flat mixing plate and rub with the palm so that all  the spices mix properly.
  8. Pour 1 - 2 teaspoon ghee and lemon  juice and rub again.
  9. Keep the minced mixer refrigerated to  marinate for 3 - 4 hours or overnight.
  10. After the marination time, divide the mince into equal parts.
  11. Take a iron shewer and shew a mince ball by lengthwise of the shewer using a wet palm of a hand.
  12. Now gilaf the Seekh Kebab by placing the chopped bell peppers over the  minced shewer to cover them totally.
  13. Repeat with the remaining mince ball  and place them in a baking tray.
  14. Bake them in a Preheated oven for 10  minutes busting some oil or butter over them after an interval.
  15. If using a clay tandoor then place them  inside a preheated tandoor and cook.
  16. After 5 minutes remove them from  the tandoor and brush some butter. And place again inside the tandoor and  cook for more five minutes till done.
  17. Remove them from shewer and cut into pieces and serve.
              Nutritional value
           ( Serving size 1 kebab)
  • Calorie : 160
  •  Fats :- 12 g
  • Protein :- 9 g
  • Carbohydrate :- 4 g
               Serving tips
  •  Serve Lamb Gilafi Seekh Kebab with cilantro mint chutney, onion slice and lemon slice.
  • Tandoori naan bread or rumali roti are also can be served with them.
               Recipe notes
  • To make them more soft and juicy mix lamb fats with the meat while mincing.
  • While cooking them in tandoor use kitchen towel to handle the shewer.

If you love mutton (lamb) then you would love the recipe of Mutton masala as well. 
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  • John Stewart
    John Stewart September 13, 2019 at 7:08 PM

    I have been reading a lot of recipes lately and how I am impressed by the Gilafi lamb Seekh Kebab recipe. The Sirman meat mincer is one of the best meat mincers in it's class. Thanks for sharing. Am off to tweet this.

    • Mobasir hassan
      Mobasir hassan September 17, 2019 at 8:01 AM

      Yes it is one of the best mincer and we are using it for the last 6 years without a single issue. Thanks for Sirman meat mincer.

  • neel
    neel September 16, 2019 at 2:37 PM

    I have found this article very intresting. Thanks for sharing your views with us,Recently I went to amritsar and i explored some of the places that serve best kulcha in amritsar

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