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Shami Kebab

Shami Kebab
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time

20 Mins

Shahmi kebabs are the most popular kebabs, commonly used in every Pakistani home. Shahid kebab can be prepared in a large batch and store in freezer to be used when required.
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  • Minced meat without fat 1/2 kg
  • Split gram lentils washed and soaked 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon 2 pieces
  • Ginger 1 piece
  • All-spice 1 tsp
  • Large cardamom 2
  • A handful of chopped coriander and mint
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Onion, chopped 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Cloves 3
  • Coriander and cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Garlic flakes 10
  • Chilli powder 1 tsp
  • A pinch of pepper
  • Oil for frying
  • Egg 1

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Cooking Directions

  1. Mix the mince meat, split gram, whole spices, a cup of water and salt to taste in a pan.

  2. Cook until liquid dries.

  3. Remove from the heat and add ginger, garlic, pepper, chilli powder, coriander and cumin powder and grind the mixture into a fine paste and knead into a dough.

  4. Now add the chopped mint leaves, lime juice and salt to taste.

  5. Make lemon sized balls of the dough, flatten the balls and stuff them with a little onion mixture.

  6. Dip the stuffed kebabs in the beaten eggs and shallow fry till golden brown.

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  1. Mince meat is added with split gram lentil and water at first step. thanks

    on Jan 1 2015 9:23AM Report Abuse KHNAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  2. can't print the poxy thing so i can go out and get the ingridients!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!can you please explain why you have a print option that does not let you print?complete waste of time....

    on Sep 14 2011 11:08AM Report Abuse DWAYNE

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