Shami Kabab


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A popular Indian non veg starter recipe Shami kabab with minced meat at Find the detailed instructions, ingredients and tips to recreate the magical shami kabab( chana dal and minced meat balls) at home.

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Shami Kabab recipe - How to make Shami Kabab

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  1. To the washed and drained kheema, add the chana dal, sabut masala, 1cup warm water, salt to taste and then cook till dry.
  2. Remove from heat and add ginger, garlic, pepper, chili powder, dhania and jeera powder. grind to a fine paste and then form into dough.
  3. To the minced onion, add the finely chopped pudina, kothmir, lime juice and salt to taste.
  4. Beat the egg lightly. divide the dough into lemon- sized balls.
  5. Flatten each ball in the palm of your hand and stuff with a little of the onion mixture.
  6. Shape into a kabab and dip in the beaten egg. shallow fry till it turns color.

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This recipe was contributed by sonia_thamman on 09 Jul 2001

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