Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Shashlik with Arabian Touch چکن شاشلک

Shashlik with Arabian Touch

Shashlik is a Russian dish but popular all around the globe. I have given  some Arabian spice touch to this dish.

Shashlik serving

Shashlik before Grilling
  • Boneless Chicken cubes   1/2 kg
  • Red Onion (Cubes of single layer ) from 1 large onion
  • Tomatoes Cubes (Seed and pulp less)  from 2 large tomatoes
  • Capsicum Cubes (Seed and pulp less) from 2 large capsicum
  • Garlic crushed 1 medium pod
  • Ginger crushed 2 inch long piece
  • Pomegranate juice 4 tablespoon
  • Or if not available use lemon juice
  • Lemon Juice 2 tablespoon
  • Olive Oil as desired for grilling or saute
  • Garnish: Mint leaves and Lemon wedges
  • Salt to taste
  • Chilli to taste
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seed powder  1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper  1 teaspoon

For Arabian Touch Add;

  • Sumak powder 2 teaspoon
  • Allspice 1 teaspoon
  • White pepper 1/4 teaspoon


  • Coat spices, garlic ginger paste, pomegranate juice (lemon juice) on chicken cubes and keep aside for marination.
  • Now take pre-soaked wooden skewers insert onion cube then chicken cube, then capsicum cube and chicken cube, then tomato cube and chicken cube and onion cube at last.
  • Now take 2 table spoon olive oil in a frying pan add 3-4 wooden skewers with chicken cube and vegetables and saute over low flame till chicken is tender. (It will take 10-15 minutes)  OR grill over charcoal  fire. Brush oil during grilling over charcoal fire.
  • Garnish with mint leaves and lemon wedges
  • Delicious Shashlik is ready Serve with Naan and Mint raiat