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shami kabab recipe



Shami Kabab is a traditional meat dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is usually made from minced meat, lentils and spices, and is shaped into a patty or round shape before being pan-fried. It is popular in India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan and can be eaten on its own, with rice, or wrapped in a roti or naan. It is high in protein and rich in flavor.

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boneless mutton

500 grams

chana dal (split chickpeas)

1 cup

onions, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


ginger paste

1 teaspoon

garlic paste

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala (spice mix)

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste

eggs beaten


Oil for frying



Step 1:

In a pressure cooker, add the mutton, chana dal, onions, green chillies, ginger paste, garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt.

Step 2:

Add 2 cups of water and pressure cook it for 20-25 minutes.

Step 3:

Let the mixture cool down and then grind it into a smooth mixture.

Step 4:

Make round patties out of the mixture.

Step 5:

Dip each patty in the beaten eggs and then fry it in a pan with oil until it is golden brown on both sides.

Step 6:

Serve the shami kabab hot with mint chutney or ketchup.

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