How to grill mouthwatering beef mshikaki



  • 1kg beef stake
  • Handful dry tamarind soaked in 1 cup of warm water
  • 1tbsp fresh ginger pastHow
  • 1tbsp garlic paste
  • ½ tsp mixed spices (hawaji)
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1tbpn turmeric powder
  • 1tbsn oil
  • Salt


  • Cut the beef stake into 1 inch pieces and place them in a bowl.
  • For seasoning, sieve the soaked tamarind to get thick tamarind sauce.
  • Add the 1tbsp of ginger and garlic paste, ½ tsp of mixed spices, ½ tsp black pepper, 1tbsp turmeric powder, 1tbsp cooking oil and some salt to taste into to the tamarind sauce and mix well.
  • Pour some of the seasoning mixture over your meat pieces and mix well.
  • Cover the bowl and marinate for 6 hours.
  • Also don’t forget to soak your skewers in water for at least 30 mins to avoid getting burnt while grilling.
  • After 6 hours, pierce through each five piece of the marinated meat with a skewer as you set them aside on a grilling wire.
  • Bake on high heat for 5 mins.
  • Add some oil in the remaining seasoning mixture and brush over your grilling mshikakis as you turn them over to continue baking for another 5mins.
  • Remove from the oven and serve them warm with salad and juice.