Kasturi kabab (dried fenugreek flavored chicken kababs)

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
30 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4

First Marinade :

Ginger-garlic paste - 3 teaspoons

Vinegar - 1 tablespoon

Salt - 1/2 teaspoon

Second Marinade :

Refined Oil - 2 tablespoons

Gram flour (Besan) - 2.5 tablespoons

Garlic, finely chopped - 1 teaspoon

Egg -1

Cardamom Powder (Elaichi) - 2 teaspoons

White Pepper Powder - 2 teaspoons

Salt - 1/2 teaspoon

Final Coat :

Breadcrumbs - 1 tablespoon

Egg - 1

Dried Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi) - 1 tablespoon


  • Rub the chicken pieces with ginger-garlic paste, salt & vinegar. Keep in the refrigerator for an hour. Heat oil in a wok. Add in the chopped garlic and fry till starts to brown.
  • Add in the gram flour and fry. Keep stirring continuously for about 10 minutes or till the oil separates. Remove from flame and allow to cool.
  • Mix together the gram flour mixture with 1 egg, cardamom powder, salt and white pepper powder in a big bowl.
  • Remove the chicken pieces from the refrigerator and add to this mixture. Keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Skewer the chicken pieces and grill on a tandoor or oven for 8-10 minutes. Turn after 5 minutes and baste the kababs with oil.
  • Once it is nearly cooked, remove the kababs from the tandoor/oven/grill and coat with a mixture of breadcrumbs, 1 egg and dry fenugreek leaves.
  • Cook again for 5 minutes. Serve hot with mint chutney and onion rings on the side.


Kasturi Kabab (Dried Fenugreek flavored Chicken Kababs), photo 1
Kasturi Kabab (Dried Fenugreek flavored Chicken Kababs), photo 2


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