Shami Kabab | Mutton Shami Kabab | Spicy Kitchen

  • Yield: 20
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Ready In: 30m

Shami Kabab | Shaami Kabab

Famous mutton Kabab part of Indian, Pakistani and Afghan cuisine.

Shami kabab is a royal dish served in Mughlai cuisine. Mouth watering kabab with boneless mutton and Bengal gram. It is a royal dish served in Mughlai cuisine. The meaning of sham in Urdu refers to evening. We can make this kabab with chicken ,mutton or beef. This is the mutton shami kabab recipe. We can also make this kabab with black chana . I have shared the vegetarian shammi kabab recipe. This protein rich kebab is mouth watering and good for kids.

Here I shared the recipe of non vegetarian shami kabab made with mutton and Bengal gram blended with Indian spices. Coriander seeds and black cumin seeds are two inevitable ingredients of this Kabab. Hope you all will like this tasty kabab recipe. Please try it out and let me know how it turned out for you.

You can also check other delicious mutton recipes like
Kerala style mutton curry
Mutton Liver Masala
Pressure Cooker Mutton Biriyani
Mutton Potato Masala
Mutton Roast

How to make mutton shami kabab?


500 g of boneless mutton
5 cups of water
200 g of bengal gram(soaked in water for 4-5 hours)
5 no of cardamom
3 no of cinnamon sticks
2 tbsp. of kashmiri chilli powder
3/4 spn. of turmeric powder
1/2 spn. of dry ginger powder
1 tbsp. of black cumin seeds(karinjeerakam)
1 spn. of crushed green coriander(optional)
Oil for deep fry
Salt as required

Shami kebab Preparation Method

Step 01

In a thick bottom vessel put meat,bengal gram(soaked and drained),water, cinnamon sticks, cardamom,dry ginger powder, ginger garlic paste,chilli powder,turmeric powder and salt.

Step 02

Cook the mix in low flame until the water has evaporated and the meat is tender.

Step 03

Once it is cooked,remove from flame and allow to cool.

Step 04

Add chopped green chillies,chopped coriander leaves,crushed coriander seeds and black cumin seeds in to the meat and pass through mincing machine(If you don’t have mincing machine,you can use small jar of mixer grinder to grind it coarsely).

Step 05

Take the minced mixture in a bowl and divide the mix in to equal portions and shape each of them in to patties.

Step 06

Deep fry the kebab in oil till golden brown color

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