Rajma Kebabs

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    Rajma Kebabs

    Red Kidney Beans (rajma) 2 cups
    Green Chillies 3
    Ginger 1 inch piece
    Fresh Mint Leaves
    Onion 1
    Khoya/ Mawa 4 tbsps
    Lemon 1
    Salt to taste
    Kewra Water 1/2 tsp
    Desi Ghee to shallow fry

    Roast And Grind

    Shahi Jeera 1 tsp
    Green Cardamoms 4
    Black Cardamoms 2
    Cloves 6
    Cinnamon 1 inch stick
    Saffron a pinch

    Roast And Grind
    Cashewnuts 15
    chironji 2 tbsps
    khuskhus 1 1/2 tbsps

    Method of preparation
    1.Wash and soak rajma in five cups of water overnight. Drain add four cups of water and cook rajma in a pressure cooker till soft. Drain excess water and keep aside.
    2.Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chillies. Peel, wash and roughly chop ginger. Clean and wash mint leaves. Peel, wash and cut onion into thin rings for garnish. Keep them in cold water. Grate khoya. Halve lemon and remove juice.
    3.Dry roast caraway seeds, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and saffron. Separately dry roast and grind cashewnuts, sunflower seeds and poppy seeds.
    4.Blend cooked rajma in a blender. Add green chillies, roasted spice powder, salt, ginger and blend again.
    5.Add cashewnut-sunflower seeds-poppy seeds powder and continue to blend. Add lemon juice, khoya and blend.
    6.Transfer the mixture into a bowl, add a little kewra water and mix.
    7.Divide the mixture into sixteen equal portions. Roll each portion into a ball and press a little. Roll the edges against a flat surface to even the edges.
    8.Heat ghee on a tawa and place the kababs on it. Fry on medium heat till well browned. Turn gently and fry on the other side till well browned.
    9.Drain and serve hot garnished with onion rings and fresh mint leaves.

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