Spices & gram flour are roasted and kept aside to cool. Once the spices are cooled it’s processed into a powder. Salt and pepper and spices are added to ground meat mixture with ginger and garlic paste and all of the gram flour. This is then processed till smooth.

Chilli and Onion is added to the meat, together with tomatoes, a soft scrambled Egg and Coriander. This is spread onto Tortillas, and cooked face down on a hot griddle, flipped over
and topped with cheese, onion and green chutney.

Chapli kebab is a popular Pakistani dish made with minced meat, typically beef or lamb, mixed with various spices, herbs, and onions. It is known for its distinctive flavor and flat, round shape. In this recipe, the meat mixture is spread onto a taco and cooked.

Chapli Kebab Tacos

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  • 5 Cardamoms
  • 2 Star Anise
  • 1 inch stick of Cinnamon
  • 2 tsps Cumin seeds
  • 2 tsps Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp peppercorns

Green Chutney

  • 1/4 cup Ginger
  • 1/4 cup Garlic
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • Juice of a Lime
  • 1 cup fresh Coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat masala
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder


  • 1/2 cup Chickpea or Gram flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 lb ground meat – Mutton Lamb or Beef
  • 1 tsp each of Salt & Ground Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup sliced green Chillies
  • 1 cup finely diced Onion
  • ½ cup diced Tomato – remove seeds and pulp
  • ½ cup chopped Coriander
  • Tacos
  • Flour Tortillas
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheese per taco
  • 1 tbsp sliced Onions per taco
  • 1 tbsp Chutney per taco


  • Prepare the Chapli Kebab spice blend by toasting the spices, allowing them to cool and then grinding to a powder
  • Prepare the Green chutney by grinding the ingredients together – you can also use store bought
  • Toast the Gram flour
  • Soft scramble one Egg
  • Process the meat with salt & pepper, all of the ground spice powder, ginger & garlic paste and all the toasted gram flour.
  • Spread this in a thin layer on the taco
  • Cook the taco, meat side down on a hot griddle
  • Add cheese, onion and chutney and fold the taco and cook on both sides