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Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe

Chicken Shami Kebab Ingredients:

  • Minced meat 800 gm
  • Bengal gram (kaala chana), split and husked 45 gm/3 tbs
  • Black peppercorns 6
  • Cardamoms 4
  • Cinnamon 1” piece
  • Coriander leaves, chopped 15 gm/1 tbs
  • Coriander powder 10 gm/2 tsp
  • Cream 15 gm/1 tbs
  • Cumin (jeera) seeds 7.5 gm/ 1 ½ tsp
  • Garlic cloves, chopped 6
  • Ginger, chopped 15 gm/1 tbs
  • Green chillies, chopped 4
  • Mint, dry leaves powdered 2.5 gm/ ½ tsp
  • Oil for frying
  • Onions, chopped 160 gm/ 2/3 cup
  • Poppy seeds, well pounded 20 gm/4 tsp
  • Red chillies 5
  • Salt to taste

How to make Chicken Shami Kebab

  • Cook minced meat, gram, cumin seeds, cardamoms, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, red chillies, poppy seeds, peppercorns, coriander powder and half the onions in 500 ml/2 cups of water for 40 minutes or till meat is cooked and all liquid has evaporated.
  • Remove fibers from meat if any.
  • Grind in a mixer till a thick paste is obtained.
  • Add the left over onions, coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies and cream. Mix thoroughly.
  • Make small 2 inch cakes and cook on a griddle or frying pan with very little oil.
  • When on side is browned (3 minutes) turn over and fry the other side.

Time: Preparation: 45 minutes, Cooking: 1 hour
To Serve: Garnish with onion rings and serve hot.

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