Shammi Kebab Recipe

Shammi Kebab is a famous Pakistani non-vegetarian snack recipe that is made from mutton, cumin seeds and chana dal with the filling of onions, coriander leaves and green chillies. These crispy and delicious kebab balls are easy to make and can be a perfect snack recipe for evening tea and can be tried as a kitty party recipe as well.

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How to make Shammi Kebab

  • Step 1

    In a pan, add the mutton, water, red chilli powder, cumin seeds, black pepper, green cardamom powder, chana dal, garlic, ginger, cardamom pods, clove and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and continue to cook it until all the water has evaporated and the meat is tender.

  • Step 2

    Once it is done, remove the pan from the heat and keep aside to cool. Then grind this mixture to a paste. Add a tablespoon of garam masala and mashed egg to the paste and then make small lemon-sized balls. Stuff the balls in the middle with half a tablespoon each of the chopped onions, coriander and green chillies.

  • Step 3

    Now heat oil in a pan over high flame. Once the oil is sufficiently hot, deep fry the balls till they turn brown and serve hot with ketchup. They taste even better when served with tea or coffee.

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