Enjoy the Authentic Flavor of Nepali Cuisine with Sekuwa (Nepali Barbeque)

Total Time: 60 minutes
Serving size: 4-5 servings

Sekuwa is a traditional spicy barbeque dish from Nepal that brings out the authentic flavors of Nepali cuisine. With succulent pieces of meat marinated in flavorful spices, Sekuwa is sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more. This simple yet delicious recipe is great for entertaining guests or a special family dinner. All it takes is a few ingredients, some time to prepare, and grilling on the fire – and you're good to go!
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- 1 and half pounds boneless lamb or goat meat- 2 tablespoons plain yogurt- ½ cup finely chopped onions- ¼ cup finely chopped green onions- 1 lemon- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced- 1 teaspoon ginger, minced- 2 tablespoons ginger, finely chopped and dipped in vinegar- 1 tablespoon red chilies powder- ½ teaspoon turmeric- ½ teaspoon timur- Salt to taste- Bamboo sticks (pre-soaked in cold water for 30 min.)- Melted butter for basting


1. Cut the boneless meat into desired pieces.2. Mix all the ingredients together and let it marinate in freezer for about an hour.3. Pierce pieces of lamb onto bamboo or metal sticks, making sure there is at least ½ inch distance between two pieces of meat (you can also insert capsicum, onion into the stick).4. Lit the grill and place the meat sticks on it. Keep rolling them to ensure even cooking on all sides.5. Increase heat if needed until red liquid completely drains from the meat before taking off the fire.6. Cut lemon into small pieces and serve Sekuwa with finely chopped onion, ginger, coriander, and sprinkle lemon juice as desired, along with puffed rice as a side dish.
Sekuwa is sure to be a hit at any party or family dinner. With its tantalizing flavors, succulent pieces of meat, and easy steps to prepare, it’s no wonder why this traditional Nepali dish has been around for centuries. Enjoy the authentic flavor of Nepali cuisine with Sekuwa!


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