Chef DK's Recipes

Millets & Green Gram Kebab

Millets & Green Gram Kebab

Chef Davinder Kumar
Course Main Course
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 2



  • 1/2 tsp Oil
  • 1 pinch Nigella Seeds
  • 1 pinch Fennel seeds
  • 50 g Raw Papaya (thinly sliced)
  • 100 ml Water
  • 80 g Sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice


  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 pinch Cumin
  • 2 g Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp Dal
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger (Chop)
  • 1-2 nos Red Chilli
  • 1-2 nos Green Chilli
  • 60 g Beetroot (grated)
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice


  • 150 g Green gram/ chana (cooked)
  • 100 g Millet/ Bajra (cooked)
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Green chili (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Fresh coriander (chopped)
  • 1/3 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Dry Kasurimethi
  • 1 pinch Yellow chili powder
  • 2 tbsp Chia seeds
  • Salt
  • Refined oil for frying


For Papaya relish

  • In pan heat oil, put nigella, fennel seeds, and cook until it crackles. Add papaya and stir well.
  • Pour water and cover the pan with lid until papaya is cooked, add sugar, salt, lemon juice and reduce further.Remove it from heat and keep it aside.

For Beetroot chutney

  • Heat oil in a pan, put cumin, cinnamon, dal and fry until golden. Then add ginger, red chili, green chili, beetroot, and salt, cook further until slightly tender.
  • Put it in a food processor, blend them well, pour it in a bowl ,add lemon juice an adjust seasoning.

For kebab

  • Put green gram and millet in food processor and make course mince, transfer it in a bowl, add ginger, green chili, coriander, garam masala, kasurimethi, yellow chili powder and salt. Mixwell, check seasoning.
  • Divide the mixture into 5-6 equal part and make balls. Press each ball between your palm to give a shape of medallion (tikki). Coat each tikki with chia seeds and keep aside.


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, shallow fry the tikkistill golden brown and crisp on both sides, remove it on a kitchen paper.


  • To serve, arrange the kebab in a serving platter, accompanied with papaya relish and beetroot chutney.
    Millets & Green Gram Kebab