Malai Chickpea Kebab Recipe
A lip smacking appetizer or evening snack made with chickpeas and oats and shallow fried in a paniyaram pan. Serve with any dip or chutney for a party and wow your guests.
Malai Chickpea Kebab Recipe is a soft and crispy coated dumplings made from a smooth chickpea paste that is flavored with fresh coriander leaves, garlic and a hint of lemon juice. These are then shallow fried using a paniyaram pan.
Chickpeas, is a legume which is popular all over the world, it is consumed as a dip, or in a curry and even as a salad in a variety of Cuisines. The legume is known for its Key vitamins and minerals. It is also diabetic friendly and prevents heart problems as well.
If you are looking for more Chickpea recipes here are some of our favorites :
- Zucchini Boats With Chickpeas In Tomato Hummus Recipe
- Vegetarian Chickpea Burger Recipe
- Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipe
- 3/4 cup Kala Chana (Brown Chickpeas) , soaked
- 1/4 cup Instant Oats (Oatmeal)
- 1 Onion
- 1 Green Chilli
- 3 cloves Garlic
- 1/2 Lemon , juice
- Sunflower Oil , for cooking
- 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
- Salt , to taste
How to make Malai Chickpea Kebab Recipe
To begin making the Malai Chickpea Kebab Recipe first boil the chickpeas, in a pressure cook for 4 whistles.
Let the pressure release naturally and then strain the water from the chickpeas.
Add the cooked chickpeas to a blender with the onions, green chilli, garlic, coriander leaves, salt and lemon juice. Blend everything to a smooth paste.
Remove the blended mixture into a big bowl and check for seasoning if required. Then add the oats to the bowl and bind the mixture together.
Heat a paniyaram pan, add oil and then scoop a tablespoon of the chickpea and oats mixture into each cavity and shallow fry till it is brown on either side. Keep flipping the koftas so that it does not get burnt.