Shami Kabab Recipe

Shaami kabab (also known as Shami kebab) is a very famous variation of kabab in South Asia region. Shami kababs belong to Pakistani, Indian, Afghan and Bangladeshi cuisine. It is made with minced beef added with eggs and some other spices. It is deemed as a perfect snack item for evenings, an add-on with rice and as a dish for guests. We will learn the recipe of shami kabab today. Find how to make pakistani shami kababs (recipe by Chef Rahat) below.


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About Recipe

• Boneless Beef - 500 grams
• Split Chickpeas (Chana ki Daal): 250 grams
• 1 Small Ginger
Garlic: 8 Cloves
• Whole Red Chillies: 8 pcs
• Green Chillies: 6 pcs
• Hot SpIce Powder: a pinch
• Eggs: 2 pcs
Salt: To taste
Oil


How to make Shami Kabab



Hi, we are going to make shami kababs today. These are very tasty and can be served at various occasions.

1. First of all boil the meat, pulses and all other spices together in a pot.

2. Now grind the ingredients very well in a food processor.

3. After grinding the stuff, make patties of the batter with your hands.

4. Add oil in a pan and fry the patties.

5. Kababs are ready. Have them traditional Pakistani way; enjoy with coriander(dhania) chutney or tomato ketchup.
Hi, we are going to make shami kababs today. These are very tasty and can be served at various occasions.

1. First of all boil the meat, pulses and all other spices together in a pot.

2. Now grind the ingredients very well in a food processor.

3. After grinding the stuff, make patties of the batter with your hands.

4. Add oil in a pan and fry the patties.

5. Kababs are ready. Have them traditional Pakistani way; enjoy with coriander(dhania) chutney or tomato ketchup.

Chef Rahat Posted By: sharmeen, Karachi



Shami Kabab, also called and written Shami Kebab is a very famous variation of Kababs in the sub continent. Although, origin of Shami Kababs is Afghanistan, it has been adopted as a regular food in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Kababs are cooked with slight difference in different Asian Cuisines in terms of spices, ingredients and cooking style. It is made with a patty of ground meat (beef or mutton), with chickpeas, and eggs which creates stickiness and some spices for taste enhancement. To make Shami Kababs, first meat is minced, then mixed with eggs and ground chickpeas and then kneaded to mix all these ingredients well. Some additional spices like chili and pepper are also added to the mix to make them spicier. Round patties are then formed with hands which are fried to eat or stored for later use.


Shami Kabab is treated as a snack and sometimes as appetizer. It is a part of traditions in Sindh, Punjab and Kashmir region of Pakistan as well as in Uttar Pradesh in India. Shami Kebabs are treated as a favorite home and street snack in South Asia especially in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. For additional taste, it is usually served with lemon juice, chopped onions and mint chutney. It is common recipe to cook at home during Eid ul Fitr Celebrations.


Shaami Kebabs can be eaten in multiple ways. They are usually served with roti and chutney, without roti with tomato ketchup, hot sauce, chili garlic sauce or raita. They are also sometimes eaten with fried, Chinese or yakhni pulao.


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Reviews & Comments (85)

Uroosa - Bhalwal Apr 26, 2017
Whenever we buy meat in bulk, we make many types of kababs especially shami kababs, boti kababs, galawat ke kababs and seekh kababs. This time I will try to follow your kabab recipes.
aleena - islamabad Apr 24, 2017
Everyone want to eat this shami kabab which has the enough delicious taste that everyone really like to eat so now we could easily make it by the following this recipe
Raghib - Islamabad Apr 17, 2017
shami kababs are the nicest snacks of Pakistani life. When you visit your relatives, you would be served with shami kababs most probably. And we also serve it to our guests and homemade samosas with ketchup.
Talal - Sialkot Apr 10, 2017
This is one of my favorite food that I always like to eat. But I didn’t know the way to make it. Now you have made me capable to make it by myself. Thanks for making me do that. 
Rameen - Shadara Apr 05, 2017
Thank you very much for making me able to cook shami kababs at home. My kids like it very much and now I am able to make it for them anytime. Thanks again 

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