Kakori Kebabs is a delicious Mughlai recipe that is prepared using mutton, onions, and a mix of spices. These kebabs are so soft and will melt in your mouth right away. This dish is easy to cook and high in fiber. 

Serve this mouth-watering delicacy as a snack or an appetizer with mint chutney or tomato ketchup woo everyone with your culinary skills. Garnish this delicacy with chaat masala to give them a more tangy flavor. 

Here’s how to make one!

  • Wash the mutton
  • Mince the meat and mix it with other ingredients
  • Cook the onions
  • Mix spices to the meat mixture
  • Cook the kebabs

Serve hot!

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Take a dip into the world of royalty with Kakori Kebabs!

Total Time :
75 min
Preparation Time :
15 min
Cooking Time :
60 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Mahima Girotra


  • 400 gm mutton
  • 2 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/2 cup kabuli chana
  • water as required
  • 2 cup onion
  • 1 teaspoon mace
  • 2 powdered black cardamom
  • 3 tablespoon papaya
  • 3 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • salt as required
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 5 clove
  • 5 green chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoon chaat masala


Step 1
To prepare this recipe, wash mutton under running water and put it in a pressure cooker. Pour water in it and boil mutton. On the other hand, chop coriander leaves, green chillies and papaya. Also, grate nutmeg and thinly slice the onions.
Step 2
Next, mince the boiled mutton. Also, put roasted chana and cinnamon into a grinder and grind them well
Step 3
Now, place a frying pan over medium flame and add ghee to it. Once heated, add thinly sliced onions into the pan and fry them until brown in colour.
Step 4
Next, take a bowl and minced mutton, ginger paste, garlic paste, salt, black pepper, coriander leaves, green chillies, papaya, cloves, powdered black cardamoms, cumin seeds, mace, grated nutmeg and fried onions in it. Mix them well and keep the marinated mixture for 2-3 hours.
Step 5
Now, put the mixture in a grinder and grind them well. Now add powdered roasted chana and cinnamon mixture and mix well. Then add beaten eggs and mix all the ingredients well. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Now put the mixture onto skewers and shape them into kebabs.
Step 6
Traditionally, these kebabs are made in a tandoor, but you can also bake them by placing them into a baking tray and baking them for 20 minutes at 260 degrees Celsius. Coat the kebabs with some ghee and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Step 7

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Garnish the kebabs with chaat masala and serve hot with a dip or chutney or your choice.