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Baked Sheek Kebab

mixed vegetable sheek kebabs are a low oil, gluten free, vegan recipe you will love to try.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine Baking, Fusion, gluten free, International, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 2 tbsp chickpea flour ( roasted)
  • 8-10 cashew nuts
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ginger root grated
  • 1/4 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 small green chilli chopped fine.
  • 1/4 cup carrots ( grated)
  • 1/4 cup green beans. ( finely minced)
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower ( grated)
  • 1/4 tsp dry mint
  • 1.5 cups potato ( boiled, peeled and grated)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder ( I used Kashmiri chilli powder)
  • 1 tsp chhat masala
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

To serve


  • Boil the potatoes (Approximately 2-3 medium ones), let them cool.
  • Peel and grate the potatoes and set it aside.
    Peeled and grated potatoes.
  • Grate the carrots, ginger, garlic and cauliflower, finely chop the beans and set it aside.
  • On a dry pan, roast the chickpea flour ( besan / Kadala maav) and set aside.
  • Roast the cashews too and add it to the chick peas flour.
    flour mix for sheek kebab.
  • Allow them to cool and powder them together into a fine mix.
  • Preheat the oven at 180 degrees.
  • Heat up a frying pan, add the oil and cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
    tempering with cumin seeds.
  • Now add the ginger garlic, followed by the grated veggies and chopped beans.
    vegetable mix for sheek kebabs.
  • Let the saute and soften, then add the salt, red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, chaat masala and coriander powder.
  • Mix this well and let them cook with continious mixing.
  • When the water content looks well evaporated and the mix is dry, add the grated potatoes and give it a good mix.
  • At this point, the mix is reasonably sticky.
  • Add the roasted cashewnut and cumin powder to this. Mix and set aside to cool.
    sheek kebab mix.
  • When warm and easier to handle. make small balls of the mix.
  • Press down a skewer into each ball and flatten the kebab mix to form about an 1.5 cm thick layer around the skewer.
    sheek kebabs in skewers.
  • Place these prepared skewers on a greased sheet pan.
    vegetable sheek kebabs.
  • Place the sheet pan in the preheated oven.
  • The total time is about 30 minutes, at about 15 minutes, turn the kebabs around do the crisp up evenly.
    sheek kebab.
  • Brush with oil at 15 minutes mark and you turn them around to give the shiny roasted exterior.
  • Remove the kebabs from the oven after cooking and let them cool for a few minutes.
  • Place the kebabs to serve on a platter with onion salad and green chutney.
    baked kebab, vegetable sheek kebab


Adding the onionsĀ 

In this recipe, we have avoided the onions as they make the dough harder to handle. If you like to add onions, the best suggestion will be to use, caramelised ones made into a paste or crispy fried ones that are powdered.
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