Shami kebab

Shami Kebab

Recipe by Maya Akhil

4 Serves
1 hr
N
Non-Veg
Medium
Mildly Spicy

Shami kebab is a popular meat dish in Jammu and Kashmir. It is eaten as a snack or meal with rice or bread made of wheat. Its aromatic flavor and delicious taste makes it a favorite all over. So, whichever North Indian restaurant you go in the world, definitely you can savor these delicious kebabs.

Methods

1
Add the ground meat, 1/2 cup onion, 1/2 cup chana dal, 1/2 inch ginger, roughly chopped garlic, red chillies,1/4 cup of water, dhana, cumin, kali mirch, cinnamon powder, clove, cardamon into a pressure cooker or alike and mix well.
2
Once the pressure releases after 2-3 whistles cook on a medium heat until the water has evaporated. and set aside to cool.
3
Once cool, pop the mixture into a fod processor, adding the fresh coriander, mint leaves, green chilli, onion and lemon juice and grind together.
4
Roll the mixture into small lemon sized balls and flatten.
5
Beat the egg in a bowl, dip both sides of the flattened balls, then shallow fry until brown on both sides.
6
Serve with mint raita.

Ingredients

1/2 kg
1/2 cup, rinsed
1/2 inch, roughly chopped
5 – 6 large cloves, roughly chopped
1/2 1/2 cup, roughly chopped
2
To taste
1/4 – 1/2 cup
1.5 tbsp juice
1 – 2
1 tbsp, heaped to grind
1.5 tsp
1 tbsp
1/2 tbsp
1/2 tbsp
1/2 tbsp
1/2 cup, roughly chopped
20-25 leaves
1 – 2, chopped

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