Shami Kebab Recipe

Bbq As It Should Be
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Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Minced lamb1 Pound
 Water1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Bean1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Poppy seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm)
 Garam masala1 Teaspoon
 Black cumin1 Teaspoon
 Coriander seeds1 Tablespoon
 Green ginger1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Green chilies2
 Onion1 Large
 Eggs2 Large
 Coriander3 Tablespoon
 Ghee100 Milliliter
 Bread crumbs3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 617 Calories from Fat 437

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g76%

Saturated Fat 27.3 g136.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.8 mg

Sodium 256.6 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.4%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 26 g51.1%

Vitamin A 21.2% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 12.2% Iron 12%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1)In a bowl, beat egg. Keep aside.

2)In a deep saucepan, add first 10 ingredients and cook for 20 minutes on medium heat until the meat is cooked and the moisture has dried up.
3)Turn off heat and cool it. Then grind it.
4)Add chilies and onions in the mixture and mix well.
5)Add egg and coriander to the meat mixture mix until well incorporated.
6)Make 16 balls and flatten them. Keep aside.
7)Dredge the patties into breadcrumbs and egg.
8)In a shallow pan, heat ghee and fry kabobs until golden brown from both sides.

9)Serve shami kabobs garnished with green chilies and coriander and a dip along with it.