Shami Kabab

Shami kabab

Shami Kababs are an extremely popular snack in India and Pakistan. A Shami is a small piece of minced mutton or chicken or beef and ground chickpeas and spices.

Shami Kabab Ingredients

Well minced Mutton - 500 gms
Eggs - 2 Nos.
Chopped Onion (1meduim sized)
Green Chilly (chopped) - 5 Nos.
Bengal Gram (channa) - soaked overnight
Garlic - 10 pods
Cumin Seed (Jeera) - 1 tsp
Cardamoms - 4 Nos.
Cinnamon (Tuj/Dalchini) - 1 inch long piece
Ginger (Adrak) - 1 inch long piece
Pepper Corns (Kalimirchi) - 6 Nos.
Red Chillies - 4 Nos.
Clarified Butter (Ghee)

Shami Kabab Method

Boil minced meat in 3 cups of water and a teaspoonful of salt till water is absorbed and meat is tender.
Grind meat into a fine paste. Take garlic, cumin seeds, cardamoms, cinnamon, ginger, peppercorns, red chillies and soaked gram dal and grind into a fine paste.
Mix both the pastes well.
Now mix well beaten eggs and prepare uniform dough and add finely chopped green chillies and onion to dough and mix well. Shape the dough into small round flattened balls or kababs.
Heat ghee and deep fry kababs till golden brown and serve hot with sauce or chutney.

Other Kabab Recipes

| Seekh Kabab Recipe | Shami Kabab Recipe | Chicken Kabab Recipe | Egg Kabab Recipe | Hara Bhara Kabab Recipe |
| Beef Kabab Recipe | Samak Or Fish Kabab Recipe |