Green stuffed kebab

Hara bhara kebas are fried patties made with cooked spinach and peas, which give tthem their green color.


2 T chickpeas (chana dal, dried skinless chickpeas)
1 pn ginger
2 clv garlic (peeled and grated)
2 chili pepper (chopped)
1⁄2 pk spinach (washed, dried and chopped)
1⁄4 paneer
1⁄2 t garam masala (or chaat masala, or half and half)
  water (to cook the chana dal)


In a 1/4 cup of water, pressure cook the chana dal, ginger, chilies and garlic, afterwards draining out excess water.

Combine the mixture with peas, spinach and blend.

Add into the mixture the paneer, chaat masala and garam masala, mix well then divide into 6 equal flat portions.

Roll the portions in the breadcrumbs and fry on both sides until they are brown in color.

Total time
30 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


Chana dal will take about 5 minutes to cook in a pressure cooker. Add 3/4 cup for 2 tablespoons of chana dal.

Serve with raita or chutney.


vegetables, dairy
frying, appetizer, side dish
Indian food recipes
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