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Nadir kabab (lotus stem kababs)

kashmir is a heaven on earth and kashmiri cuisine is most delicious cuisine if you really love delicious food than kashmir is a place for you this nadir kabab is one of the appetizer ........enjoy this


Lotus stem (kamal kakri)-1 kg
Dry mint powder-1tsp
Green coriander fresh , finely chopped-11/2 tsp
Green chillies, finally chopped-11/2 tsp
Cumin powder-1 tsp
Red chilli powder-1 tsp
Black pepper powder-1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Breadcrumbs- 6tsp
Vegetable oil for frying


1.      Roast the lotus stem on a coal fire until large, brown specks appear all over (you can grill also in oven till done)  .  Then peel the skin chop the stems into thin slices and grind them into a coarse paste.

2.      Add all other ingredients and mix well .

3.      Divide the mixture into 25 portions, flatten each patty and shape into a round shape or any other shape of your choice.

4.      Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the patties until light brown . remove and serve hot with green chutney.


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