How to Make Beef Shami Kebab Recipe

Beef Shami Kabab Step by Step Recipe

Wash Bengal Split Gram (Chana Dal) and soak for 2 to 3 hours

Add whole red chili, salt, onions, white cumin, coriander powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic and water to meat and cook at low heat

Once meat is tender, add soaked lentils

As lentil is tender and dry, add ground allspice powder

Grind meat and lentil with wooden ladle or churner

Add onions, green coriander, mint, green chilies and eggs into ground kabab material.

Form kababs

Fry in hot oil in pan. Revert when one side is fried. Take out to a plate when fully fried.

Tasty Beef Shami Kababs are ready.

Recipe for Beef Shami Kebabs


  • Meat: 1/2 kg
  • Split Bengal Gram: 1/8 kg
  • Whole Red Chilies: 10 to 15 (as much required)
  • Salt: as required
  • White Cumin: 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder: 2 tsps
  • Ground All Spice Powder: 1 tsp
  • Onion: 1 small
  • Ginger Garlic Powder: 2 tsps
  • Water: as required
  • Oil: for frying
  • Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp

Ingredients for Garnishing:

  • Thin Chopped Onions: 2 to 3 pcs
  • Green Coriander: 1/2 bunch
  • Mint: 1/2 bunch
  • Green Chilies: 5 to 6 (as much you like)
  • Eggs: 2 pcs



  1. Wash Bengal split gram and soak.
  2. Cook whole red chilies, salt, onions, white cumin, coriander powder, turmeric powder, ginger, meat and water in a pan.
  3. When meat is tender, add soaked lentil; when tender and dried, add all spice powder and mix well.
  4. When meat and lentil is tenderized, grind meat and lentil with a wooden ladle or churner.
  5. Cut onions, green chilies, green coriander and mint into thin slices and add to ground meat and lentil mixture. Make kababs and fry in hot oil.
  6. Beef shami kebabs are ready. Serve hot with ketchup and chatni.


Shami Kebabs are frequently served in our homes whether it is Eid ul Fitar, Eid ul Adha, or any other occasion, shami kabab is a common guest serving food. I had to make different snacks and sweets to serve on Eid and my first preference here was to make Shami Kebabs. I am making Shami Kebabs for Eid, though for taste, I fried some of them and they tasted awesome. I am sharing its recipe with you with all steps involved to make these shami kababs. So today, we will learn how to make shami kabab with step by step picture guide at

Shami kebabs is undoubtedly the most common and most popular guest serving snack in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. It belongs to Punjabi, Indian and Bangladeshi cuisines and eaten eagerly across the region. Shami kebab is a traditional food to serve to guests on occasions, festivals and parties. Let's move to the recipe below:

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By Seema Aleem    |    In Step By Step Recipes   |    7 Comments    |    86185 Views    |    24 Nov 2017

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Another delicious Pakistani Kabab dish that you will find at any dining table. it is no more difficult to be prepared at home.

Jul 22, 2020 Tayyaba naveed Hyderabad

these beef shami kababs are awesome and looks very tasty and also easy to cook its recipe is not hard and good to take on picnics I will make it soon thankyou KFOODS.

Jul 24, 2019 yaseen ISL

Beef Shami Kebab Recipe is the really good with the delicious and spicy taste I make this recipe in my home and makes with the lots of spicey and the many more masala it so easy to follow and this is very tasty I found this great website for

Nov 12, 2018 Rubina Islamabad

I have been looking around for how to make beef shami kebab recipe because I heard the recipe is different than other meat ones but clearly that was just a joke.

Sep 05, 2018 Shumaila ALi karachi

Shami kebab is the best and the basic snack of my home. My sisters and mom comfortably make shami kababs as it requires just one time effort while kneading the mincemeat with egg and chana dal. Later all you need is to just fry them on tawah.

Dec 13, 2016 Shahina Karachi

ہنٹر بیف بنانا سکھا دیں. پلیز

Jul 05, 2016 فرحت نعیم دمام سعودی عرب

very nice recipe. we make it frequently but with a very simple recipe and we see your recipe includes some new ingredients and really they can make taste very better.

Jul 14, 2015 Mubeen Kaleem

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