I have so far tried various seekh/skewers but this one looked like a piece of art when I looked at the pictures on sanjeev kapoor's recipes. I was a little reluctant to try these as they looked very time consuming,and I had quite a lot of cooking to do for the over due gathering in my house. The adage- A picture is worth a thousand words definitely applied here & it was hard to turn this recipe down,the fact that I had all the ingredients made it a little less cumbersome to start with :) I hope the pictures I have taken for this will do justice to this mouth watering Khaas seekh that I finally did prepare and realized that they were not as time consuming as I initially thought they would be. These have hands down become my favorite seekh now and I will be doing these more often as they are delicious and are ready in 20 minutes once you thread them onto the skewers :) These were a instant hit and everyone kept asking for more and they were all over in a jiffy:)
cooking Time: 20 minutes
This is a sanjeev Kapoor recipe and I have for the first time I think made no changes:)
Cottage Cheese: 1 cup
Minced Chicken: 600 gms
Green Cardamom powder: 1 1/2 tsp
Garam masala: 1 tbsp
Mint leaves chopped: 1 tbsp
Salt: to taste
White pepper powder: 1 tsp
Olive Oil: To baste
Chaat Masala: 1 tsp
Soak the satay stick in the water for some time. preheat oven to 425 d degree f on mark 7 Take the paneer in a bowl and add half the cardamom powder,half the garam masala powder,mint leaves and mash with your hands. Take a portion of this mixture and press it around the satay stick till it is a thin layer.
Press the ends firmly.Now take the minced chicken in another bowl and break an egg and mix in this along with salt,remaining cardamom powder,white pepper powder & garam masala powder and mix well along with salt. Now take a portion of this mix and spread it over the paneer mixture. You can keep the prepared sticks in the refrigerator for some time before you bake them in the oven.