Saturday, January 8, 2011

Shami Kabab شامی کباب

Shami Kabab

Shami Kabab are one of the most mouth watering Kabab in Pakistan and India.
Here I am writing the best of my Family Recipe of Shami kabab.


  •  Meat Cubes  1/2  kg
  • Channa Dal   100 gram
  • Egg beaten 2
  • Oil fry shallow frying
  • Onion chopped 2 medium size
  • Garlic crushed one medium pod
  • Ginger crushed 2 inch long piece
  • Green Chillies chopped  2-3 nos.
  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 cup chopped
  • Red Chilli whole    6-8 (or more) nos.
  • Cloves Whole     10 nos.
  • Cardamom green whole   10-12 nos.
  • Cardamon brown whole 2 nos
  • Cinnamon stick  2 pieces
  • Black pepper whole 12 nos
  • Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander whole 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste


  • Thoroughly wash and soak  channa dal in water for 1/2 hour.
  • Take 2-4 glass of water in a pan , add channa dall, garlic, ginger, onion , meat cubes and spices and cook on medium flame till meat and dal is tender.
  • Evaporate the water and grind the remaining mixture.
  • Add egg, green chillies, fresh coriander leaves to this mixture and knead well.
  • Make round flat Shami Kabab and shallow fry on low heat till golden brown.
  • Delicious Shami Kabab are ready
  • Serve with rice/biryani ,salad and  raita.
  • Shami kabab are going well with Biryani, Burger.
  • Beef Shami Kabab are more tastier.

Cooked Meat and Dal ready for grinding

Grinded meat and dall

Shami Kabab ready for frying

Shami Kabab during frying