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Mar 16, 2013

Recipe: Shami Kabab

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This Shami Kabab recipe i got from my jethanis. It is again very much liked and appreciated by my guests. This Shami Kabab recipe also includes boiled potato, which is quite uncommon in other Shami Kabab recipes. Try it out and update me with your comments. It is very common not only in Pakistan, but also India Uttar Pradesh where it was actually originated as stated by wikipedia and Bangladesh.




Beef Boneless 500 grams

Bengal Gram split (Chana Daal) 1/2 cup (soaked in water for 30 minutes)

Cumin seeds 1 tsp

Black Pepper 2 to 3

Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tbsp

Garam Masala 1 tsp

Salt 1 tsp

Red Chilli crushed 1 tbsp

Potato boiled 1

Onion 1

Green Chillies 3

Mint Leaves (podina) 18 to 20

Eggs 2 for coating

Oil for frying



1 Boil potato in a pot and in a separate pot put some oil, cube shaped meat and bengal gram splitted. Let it cook for 10 minutes.

boiling potato and meat separately - Shami kabab


2. Then add cumin seeds, black pepper, ginger garlic paste, salt and red chilli crushed. Stir fry for a while.

adding spices - shami kabab


3. Now add water, cover the pot and let the meat be cooked.

adding water - shami kabab


4. Once the water in the pot fully dries add garam masala and close the flame after mixing it well.

letting water dry completely - shami kabab


5. In a chopper put boiled potato, mint leaves, green chillies and onion to chopperize.

chopping - shami kabab


6. After chopping.

after chopping - shami kabab


7. Now add meat to the chopped ingredients.

adding meat to chopped ingredients - shami kabab

8. Let these be mixed well with the help of chopper.

all ingredients mixed - shami kabab

9. Now form kabab shapes.

giving kabab shape - shami kabab

10. Dip in egg and fry.

deep frying - shami kabab

11. Drain the excess oil.

shami kababs 2

12. Serve it out.

shami kabab 3

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