Shami Kebab is a traditional Middle Eastern dish that is usually made with ground lamb and onion, which are mixed together with spices and then grilled.
This dish is typically served as an appetizer or as a main course. Shami Kebabs are available in different shapes like oval-shaped, round-shaped, or square-shaped. They are usually served with naan or roti (bread).
This recipe is made using mutton.
- 500 g Mutton boneless, minced
- 2 tbsp Chana Dal
- 2 Onion medium, sliced
- 2 Eggs
- 8 Dry Red Chillies
- handful Coriander Leaves
- 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
- 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
- as per taste Salt
- as required Oil
- Soak dal for 60 to 90 minutes or overnight.
- Heat 1/4 cup of oil in a pan over medium flame.
- Fry the onions until golden and remove.
- Drain the oil and Keep aside.
- Add 2 tblsp of oil to the pan.
- Fry the cumin seeds for 30 seconds.
- Add red chillies, ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute.
- Add the minced mutton.
- Mix well.
- Drain the dal and add to the pan.
- Add salt and stir to mix well.
- Reduce flame and cover the pan with a lid.
- When the dal is cooked, switch off the flame and transfer the mixture to a large mixer jar.
- Add the fried onions and coriander leaves.
- Grind to a coarse mixture.
- Transfer to a large bowl.
- Make small balls of this mixture and flatten them lightly.
- Break the egg into a bowl and beat it lightly.
- Dip the kebab patties in the egg.
- Heat oil in a shallow pan over medium flame.
- Shallow fry the kebabs till golden brown.
- Remove and drain excess oil.
- Serve with mint chutney or ketchup.