• 1 cup California walnuts
  • 200g paneer
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • A piece of ginger
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon amchur powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • Handful of coriander leaves
  • Mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon ghee


  1. Toast the walnuts till they are golden brown in color.
  2. Toasting the walnuts brings out the nutty flavor of the nuts.
  3. In a food processor, add walnuts and pulse it a few times.
  4. Next, garlic, ginger, green chilies, coriander leaves, mint leaves paneer, salt, chili powder, coriander powder, cumin seeds, chaat masala powder, amchur powder, garam masala powder and grind it to a coarse mixture.
  5. Take the mixture in a bowl.
  6. Make patties and keep it aside.
  7. Heat a pan with some ghee, shallow fry the kebabs till they are golden brown in color.
  8. Using walnuts in the recipe gives a great texture and a nice crunch to the kebab.
  9. Serve them hot with the mint mayo dip.