Mutton shaami kababs | How to make Mutton shaami kababs

By Shirin Mehrotra  |  29th Jul 2015  |  
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About Mutton shaami kababs Recipe

Whenever I plan to throw a party or have to go to a pool lunch/dinner I tend to turn to my dad's recipe of these amazing shaami kababs. As I have mentioned before in one of my blog posts that these kababs can beat the famous Tunday Kababi of Lucknow anytime. Over the years I myself have mastered the recipe. It's quite simple, all you have to do is stick to the right proportions. And, oh! these kababs go best with the green chutney.

Mutton shaami kababs, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Mutton shaami kababs is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Shirin Mehrotra. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Mutton shaami kababs is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Mutton shaami kababs recipe by Shirin Mehrotra. Mutton shaami kababs can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Mutton shaami kababs just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Mutton shaami kababs can serve 8 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Mutton shaami kababs.

Mutton shaami kababs

Ingredients to make Mutton shaami kababs

  • 750 gms mutton keema (preferably from raan)
  • 300 gms chana dal
  • 4 medium sized onions (peeled and sliced)
  • 10-12 cloves of garlic
  • 2 inch long piece of ginger
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp shah jeera
  • 8-10 pods of kabab chini (allspice or pimenta)
  • 8-10 black pepper pods
  • 6 cloves
  • 8-10 whole red chillies or Kashmiri chillies
  • 3 black cardamoms
  • 5 green cardamoms
  • 2 inches long stick of cinnamon
  • oil
  • salt to taste

How to make Mutton shaami kababs

  1. Wash the keema properly in a sieve and let all the water drain out.
  2. Mix all the ingredients except oil in a pressure cooker and cook till at least 5-6 whistles are blown.
  3. Once the mixture cools down grind it into a paste.
  4. If the consistency of the paste cover it with a foil and keep it in the freezer for half an hour. This will thicken the paste up.
  5. Heat oil in a non stick flat pan, make small patties with the paste and shallow fry them till they turn golden brown on both sides.
  6. Serve the steaming hot kababs with onion rings, green chutney and parantha or pav.

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