Hara bhara kebab

Aktar Islam

Aktar Islam

7th February 2014

Hara bhara kebab

Hara bhara kebab by Aktar Islam


  • 500g potatoes
  • 20g petit pois
  • 250g spinach
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 handful coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 inches ginger grated
  • 1 green chilli (deseeded & finely chopped)
  • half tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp toasted cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp chat massala
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • corn flour for dusting
  • salt to taste


Boil the potato & peas until soft.

Blanch the spinach in boiling water for 10 seconds and drain in a colander under cold water.

Roll the spinach in to small balls and squeeze out all the excess moisture, then chop finely.

Mash potatoes, peas and spinach together until smooth.

In a dry pan lightly toast the cumin seeds and crush coarsely in a mortar and pestle, sprinkle over the mash along with the remaining ingredients and mix well.

Taste the mixture and adjust for salt then chill for 2 hours.

Remove the mash from the fridge and form in to small patties,

dust in corn flour and set aside.

Drizzle a little oil in to a non stick pan and shallow fry on a low heat turning occasionally until golden.