Kebabs for All Seasons

Kebabs were first served and became popular in Moghul courts. Today it has become one of the most popular and frequently ordered items in any Indian restaurant across the world including the renowned Indian restaurant Springvale. Kebabs are usually enjoyed as starters and are served with delicious dips and lip-smacking green mint and coriander chutneys. Kebabs are mostly made from minced meat that gets the authentic taste from mild desi spices. Lamb is usually used for making kebabs but you could get various kinds of kebabs including kebabs made from chicken, goat’s meat, fish and other kinds of meat. In India, kebabs are regarded as the true symbol of opulence. Here are some of the most famous and popular kebabs that would surely tantalise your taste buds.

Sheek Kebabs

Practically everyone who has ever tasted these delectable kebabs would love to come back for more. Sheek kebabs are a hot favourite all over the world and are made from nicely minced meat with authentic Indian spices to enhance the taste and then roasted on skewers. This sort of kebab is usually cylindrical and quite long. It is mostly savoured with hot naan, tandoori rotis or rumali rotis and freshly sliced onions with a dash of lemon juice. Sheek kebabs are juicy and succulent and brimming with distinctive char grilled flavours and they are certainly the perfect starters for any occasion. These delicious and spicy kebabs are served with mint or coriander chutneys to enhance the taste.

Chicken Tikka

This is a very popular and one of the best ever starters served in any reputed Indian restaurant Springvale. It is made with chunks of marinated chicken and the characteristic red masala that are cooked in a Tandoor or clay oven. These kebabs consist of soft, succulent, juicy and chewable chicken pieces that would certainly tantalise and pamper your taste buds.

Reshmi Kebab

Reshmi kebabs simply melt in your mouth and are mildly flavoured and spiced. Reshmi kebabs are marinated in yogurt, white pepper and cream with ginger garlic paste and some authentic Indian spices so they are usually creamy white. You could serve this absolutely delectable Indian treat with caramelized onions.

Kathi Kebab

Kathi kebabs are mutton or lamb roasted well in a skewer. The meat is made tastier with authentic Indian spices. Once done they would be wrapped in a paratha, which is supposed to be authentic Indian flat bread and usually served piping hot. Kathi kebabs are cooked well using the Tandoor and is supposed to be a highly popular starter after the tandoori chicken.


Quite a delectable mutton kebab and usually connoisseurs regard it as ‘melt in the mouth’ starter. This is made of minced and cooked meat with authentic aromas. This is a truly wholesome snack.


This is one of the most favourite and popular kebabs of India that are loved by one and all. These are cooked as per Awadhi cuisine recipes. These are mouth-watering minced meat kebabs that are rich, spicy and equally tasty. Usually the minced meat is mixed with exotic spices and cooked in a truly nawabi fashion.

The kebabs discussed above, are some of the most popularly known kebabs. If you taste them once, you would be asking for more. They truly pamper your taste buds and are a gourmet’s delight.