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Indian Spiced Beef Kabobs

Indian Spiced Beef Kabobs

Delicious Indian Spiced Beef Kabobs marinated in a wet rub of fresh herbs and warm spices. An exotic dining you don't have to leave the backyard for!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Indian Spiced Beef Kabobs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 446kcal
Author Kathleen


Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce:

  • 8 Ounces Plain Yogurt
  • 2/3 Cup English Cucumber Very Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Red Onion Very Finely Chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons Fresh Mint Very Finely Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Cilantro Very Finely Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt

Wet Rub:

  • 1/2 Large Red Onion Cut Into 2 Inch Pieces
  • 6 Garlic Cloves Peeled
  • 2 Heaping Tablespoon Fresh Mint Coarsely Chopped
  • 1 Heaping Tablespoon Fresh Marjoram Leaves
  • 2 Tablespoon Dried Paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Ginger
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Coriander
  • 2 Teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Turmeric
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/3 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice


  • 3 Pounds Beef Sirloin Cut Into 1 1/2 Inch Cubes
  • Bamboo Skewers Soaked In Water For A Few Hours


Make Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce:

  • In a small bowl mix together all ingredients.  Cover and refrigerate until ready to use up to 8 hours.

Make The Wet Rub:

  •  In the work bowl of a food processor or blender, add all wet rub ingredients and process until smooth.  Use immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 1 week.

Make Kabobs:

  • In a large bowl, add cubes of sirloin and wet rub and toss until meat is evenly coated with rub.  Cover and refrigerate approximately 2 hours. 2. Thread cubes onto skewers, leaving 1/4 inch between pieces.  Grill skewers on medium direct heat until the desired doneness.  Generally 8-12 minutes


Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 1408mg | Potassium: 1019mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1225IU | Vitamin C: 8.4mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 5mg