Very Famous All Over The World: Indian Shami Kebabs

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 45 mins

This is from the Foodcourt column, Weekend magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine together in a large bowl the minced meat, chana dal, cloves, cinnamon, peppercorns, cardamom, red chilli powder, garlic and some water.
  2. Boil until cooked and almost dry.
  3. Allow to cool.
  4. Add grated ginger, onion, green chillies, cumin and corriander powders, garam masala powder and salt to taste.
  5. Grind this mixture.
  6. Transfer to a bowl.
  7. Add bread, corriander and mint leaves and lemon juice.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Divide equally and shape into balls.
  10. Flatten each ball.
  11. To prepare the filling, combine all the ingredients for the filling in a bowl and mix well.
  12. Place 1 tsp. of filling and close up the edges.
  13. Shape it back into a ball, flatten slightly. Shallow fry the kebabs until well browned.
  14. Serve warm with chutney.