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Shami Kebabs

Shami Kebabs
Prep Time
45 Mins
Cook Time

1 Hour

Shami kebab is a traditional dish. You will love this recipe of shami kebabs. Mince is cooked with gram, spices, poppy seeds, ginger-garlic and onions. Then mixed with fresh chopped onion, coriander leaves, mint, green chillies and cream. The mixture is then shaped and fried.
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  • Minced meat 800 gm
  • Bengal gram (kaala chana), split and husked 45 gm
  • Black peppercorns 6
  • Cardamoms 4
  • Cinnamon 1" piece
  • Coriander leaves, chopped 15 gm
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Cream 15 gm
  • Cumin (jeera) seeds 7.5 gm
  • Garlic cloves, chopped 6
  • Ginger, chopped 15 gm
  • Green chillies, chopped 4
  • Mint, dry leaves powdered 2.5 gm
  • Oil for frying
  • Onions, chopped 2/3 cup
  • Poppy seeds, well pounded 4 tsp
  • Red chillies 5
  • Salt to taste

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Cooking Directions

  1. Cook minced meat, gram, cumin seeds, cardamoms, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, red chillies, poppy seeds, peppercorns, coriander powder and half the onions in 500 ml of water for 40 minutes or till meat is cooked and all liquid has evaporated.

  2. Remove fibers from meat if any.

  3. Grind in a mixer till a thick paste is obtained.

  4. Add the left over onions, coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies and cream.

  5. Mix thoroughly. Make small 2 inch cakes and cook on a griddle or frying pan with very little oil.

  6. When one side is browned (3 minutes) turn over and fry the other side.

  7. Garnish with onion rings and serve hot.

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  1. this dish is superb. thank u for posting this

    on Nov 14 2013 8:02AM Report Abuse SHEERIN THAJ
  2. i dont know but this recipe sucks i havent tried it yet but doesnt look good yuck but still who knows

    on Jan 28 2012 5:50AM Report Abuse ASHLEY

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