Made with a host of spices after marinating minced mutton meat and grilling or pan-frying, Galawati or Galouti Kebab are a must-try dish on Bakraeid and with Eid-ul-Adha 2021 just around the corner, we have the perfect recipe for you to try your hands on. Invented by the Khansamas of Nawab Asad-ud-Daula, Galawati Kebab are integral to Lucknow and its Nawabs but this Eid-ul-Adha you can easily make them at home following the recipe given below.

Ingredients for shahi masala:

Cashew nut 1/4 cup

Fennel seeds 1 tbsp

Black peppercorns 1 tbsp

Nutmeg (small) 1

Mace (small) 2

Star anise 2

Green cardamom 4-5

Cumin seeds 1 tbsp

Ingredients for kebab preparation:

Mutton mince 800 g

Fat 200 g

Green chilies 2-3

Green coriander 2 tbsp

Red chili powder 2 tbsp

Salt 1 tsp

Papaya paste 1 tbsp

Lemon juice 2 tbsp

Rose water 1/2 tsp

Kewra essence 1/2 tsp

Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp

Fried onion 1 cup

Bread crumbs 1 cup

Prepared masala 3 tbsp

Coal + oil (for smoke)

Method for shahi masala preparation:

In a blender add cashew nut, fennel seeds, black peppercorns, nutmeg, mace, star anise, green cardamom, cumin seeds and blend into fine powder. Your masala is ready.

Method for kebab preparation:

In a chopper add mutton mince, fat, green chilies, green coriander, red chili powder, salt, papaya paste, lemon juice, rose water, kewra essence, ginger garlic paste, fried onion, bread crumbs, prepared masala and chop to make fine kebab mixture.

Smoke the mixture with coal for 1 minute. Now make the round shapes of kebab and make flat kebab with the help of your hands. In a pan heat oil and fry each side of kebab for 3-4 mins on low medium flame. Your kebab is ready.

The recipe takes only 10-15 minutes to prepare and 30-35 minutes to cook. It serves 3-4 people.