Afghani Chicken Kebab Recipe You Would Love To Eat

Afghani cuisine has a style of its own. To withstand cold weather and harsh landscapes, fatty dishes are very important and are traditionally added to many dishes. Here we are going to share an Afghani chicken kebab recipe with you which could be made in 20 to 30 minutes

Afghani chicken kebab recipe and it’s nutritional information

People of South Asian countries have a taste for afghani cuisine because of the shared flavours and ingredients amongst them like chillies, saffron, garam masala and pepper. People like to eat this dish with naan, chapati and bread in the eastern region. This cuisine is also gaining fame in western countries because of its intriguing flavours and techniques.

Afghani Chicken Kebab Recipe

Now, we will show you how to cook afghani chicken kebab in an easy and fun way. Enjoy!


  • 2 large chicken
  • 4-4 tablespoon natural yoghurt
  • ½  tablespoon black pepper
  • ½  tablespoon cumin powder
  • ½ to 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • ½ tablespoon smoked paprika powder
  • ½ tablespoon turmeric powder
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ melted butter
  • 1 ½ glass of warm water
  • 80 grams of dried tamarind
  • Sugar ( according to taste)  
  • 1 teaspoon  Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ tablespoon garam masala
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger paste

Directions For Recipe

  • Take yoghurt in a bowl and add black pepper, cumin powder, coriander powder, smoked paprika powder, turmeric powder, crushed garlic cloves, vegetable oil and make mix them
  • Take 2 large chicken breasts and cut them into medium thick pieces, add them to the mixture, place the mixture in a fridge and let it marinate (for a day or at least 3 hours)
  • Get some skewers, add square shaped onions, peppers and chicken pieces to them  
  • Put some vegetable oil on the grill or gas stove and place the kebabs on it
  • Cook for 15-18 minutes and turn regularly until it’s brown
  • Brush regularly with butter to keep them moist and juicy
  • Slightly cut the chicken pieces to ensure they cook properly
  • For the sauce, add 80 grams of dried tamarind into warm water, remove with hand to remove all the tamarind and put it on a stove
  • Mix and remove all the paste and add sugar to it

Important Recipe Tips

Try to marinate it for as long as possible to get the best flavour and to let the meat soak in the flavours. Serve with a naan, bread, chapati or even french fries.

Afghani chicken kebab recipe,Afghani cusine

Afghani chicken kebab nutritional information

Afghani cuisine uses a lot of fats because of the harsh cold and intense climatic conditions. They have taken ingredients from many cultures and hence is a blend of them all. They like their food neither too hot or spicy. They are known to add dried nuts and fruits to their dishes.

Let’s see how nutritious this recipe is for you!

2 Servings:  1 container (5.5 oz)

Total Calories   10 Sodium 1mg
Total Fats 0 g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 0 g Total Carbs 2g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugar 0 g
Trans 0 g Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 0%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 0%

Afghani chicken kebab recipe, Afghani cusine

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