Veg Kabab

Veg Kabab or Vegetarian Kebab is a succulent and delicious snack recipe. It is made using different kinds of vegetables and mushing them into a fine texture. This step-by-step recipe of Veg Kabab is going to guide you to prepare this lip-smacking vegetarian version of kababs.

Considering the fact that the veg kebabs are made with a variety of veggies and very little oil, this is quite a healthy recipe. Mainly, you can sneak in as many vegetables of your choice and make it as wholesome and as nutritious as you desire.

History of Kabab | Kebab

Moreover, Kababs | Kebabs were originated by Mughals in Lucknow State and were mainly made with minced meat for the nawabs. However, with time, many Chefs invented the vegetarian version of kababs by using potatoes, vegetables, soya, paneer, rajma, etc.  Traditionally these kababs are made in a tandoor, but many have started making them at home using a grill pan or a non-stick tava (frying pan).

Tips to make this recipe

  • Boil or steam your vegetables for that perfect texture and mushiness.
  • You can use as many vegetables as you want to make it tastier.
  • Make these kebabs on a grill pan for that authentic look.
  • Sprinkle kababs with chaat masala for that extra zing.
  • Serve with mint or coriander chutney along with lemon and onion slices.

 overhead photo of veg kababs served in an ice cream stich and served with lemon  and onion slices, how to make veg kabas at home

Step-by-Step Recipe of  Veg Kabab | Veg Kebab

Ingredients:
This recipe will yield  8-10 kababs
6 Boiled and peeled potatoes
1/2 cup French beans
1 medium finely chopped onion
1/2 cup carrots
1 medium finely chopped capsicum
2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp ginger chili paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chili powder
3/4 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp pepper powder
Salt as per taste
1/4 cup cornflour
1/2 cup bread crumbs
Cooking Oil for frying

Method:

1. Firstly, boil the potatoes in a pressure pan till 2 whistles. Once the pan is cooled, open the whistle, let the potato cool down and then peel the potatoes.

boiled and peeled potatoes, how to make veg kabas at home

2. Meanwhile, boil carrots and green beans in a pan of hot boiling water till they are soft and tender. Alternatively, you can also stem them.boiling french beans in hot water, how to make mix veg kabas at home

 

 

 

boiling carrots and french beans in hot water, mix veg kebab

3. Now drain them in a strainer and let them cool down.

straining boiled carrots and french beans in a strainer, mix veg kebab

5. In a small frying pan, heat oil and add chopped onion, capsicum, salt, and minced garlic. Saute them for 2 minutes till they are cooked nicely and keep them aside.

sauteing chopped onions and capsicum in oil for veg kabab

6.  Take a broad vessel and mash potatoes, add onion, capsicum, and all the spices in the stuffing.

preparing stuffing for veg kababs,  Vegetarian kebabs recipe

7. Now add smashed carrots, beans, bread crumbs, and cornflour and mix everything well till all the spices and vegetables are nicely blended.
adding bread crumbs. vegetables, spices to the boiled potatoes to prepare veg kababs, Vegetarian kebabs recipe

8. Keep the stuffing in a bowl and now you are ready to make the kababs. You can also keep the stuffing in the fridge if you want to make these kababs after some time.

potatoes and vegetables stuffing ready for preparing Vegetarian kebabs recipe

9. Time to shape our kababs, for this we will need ice cream sticks or barbeque sticks. Start by greasing your palm with little oil so that the stuffing doesn’t stick to your hands.

greasing palm and fingers with cooking oil to roll veg kababs

10. Take an ice-cream stick and cover the kababs on the stick nicely, stuffing has to be perfect as shown in the figure. Roll all the kababs in cornflour and keep them ready.

rolling veg kababs and inserting into an ice cream stick

11. Now take a grill pan, brush it with cooking oil, once it’s hot start placing the kababs, 4 at a time do not overcrowd your pan.

cooking veg kababs on grill pan and brushing them with oil

12. Apply little oil and cook the kababs on a medium flame from all the sides till they are brown in color.

veg kababs being grilled ,  Vegetarian kebabs recipe

13. Finally, repeat the same process with all the kababs and serve them hot with green mint or coriander chutney.

close up view of grilled veg kababs

overhead photo of veg kababs ready to be eaten, how to make veg kabab at home

Veg Kabab, Vegetarian Kebab

Hetal Kamdar
Veg Kabab or Vegetarian Kebab is a succulent and delicious snack recipe. It is made using different kinds of vegetables and mushing them into a fine texture. This step-by-step recipe of Veg Kabab is going to guide you to prepare this lip-smacking vegetarian version of kababs.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian, Mughlai
Servings 4
Calories 365 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 6 Boiled and peeled potatoes
  • ½ cup French beans
  • 1 medium finely chopped onion
  • ½ cup carrots
  • 1 medium finely chopped capsicum
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger chili paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ¾ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • ¼ cup cornflour
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • Cooking Oil for frying

Instructions
 

  • Firstly, boil the potatoes in a pressure pan till 2 whistles. Once the pan is cooled, open the whistle, let the potato cool down and then peel the potatoes.
  • Meanwhile, boil carrots and green beans in a pan of hot boiling water till they are soft and tender. Alternatively, you can also steam them.
  • Now drain them in a strainer and let them cool down.
  • In a small frying pan, heat oil and add chopped onion, capsicum, salt and minced garlic in it. Saute them for 2 minutes till they are cooked nicely and keep it aside.
  • Take a broad vessel and mash potatoes, add onion, capsicum, and all the spices in the stuffing.
  • Now add smashed carrots, beans, bread crumbs, and cornflour and mix everything well till all the spices and vegetables are nicely blended.
  • Keep the stuffing in a bowl and now you are ready to make the kababs. You can also keep the stuffing in the fridge if you want to make these kababs after some time.
  • Time to shape our kababs, for this we will need ice cream sticks or barbeque sticks. Start by greasing your palm with little oil so that the stuffing doesn't stick to your hands.
  • Take an ice-cream stick and cover the kababs on the stick nicely, stuffing has to be perfect as shown in the figure. Roll all the kababs in cornflour and keep them ready.
  • Now take a grill pan, brush it with cooking oil, once its hot start placing the kababs, 4 at a time do not overcrowd your pan.
  • Apply little oil and cook the kababs on a medium flame from all the sides till they are brown in color.
  • Finally, repeat the same process with all the kababs and serve them hot with green mint or coriander chutney.

Nutrition

Calories: 365kcalCarbohydrates: 81gProtein: 10gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 139mgPotassium: 1553mgFiber: 10gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 3165IUVitamin C: 92mgCalcium: 85mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Mughlai Veg Kabab, Veg Kabab, Vegetarian Kebab
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Nutrition Facts
Veg Kabab, Vegetarian Kebab
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 139mg6%
Potassium 1553mg44%
Carbohydrates 81g27%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 3165IU63%
Vitamin C 92mg112%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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