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Shami Kebab

Mansi Katyal
40 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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Succulent minced mutton (keema) patties with some chick pea lentils (chana dal) and fragrant masalas.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Hyderabadi
  • Shallow fry
  • Pressure Cook
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Mutton keema 500 grams
  2. Chana dal properly washed 1 cup
  3. Garlic Cloves 16-18
  4. Ginger 1 inch
  5. Finely chopped onions 4 tbsp
  6. Finely chopped green chillies 2
  7. Eggs 2
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Red chilli 2 tsp
  10. Garam masala 2 tsp
  11. Oil for shallow frying


  1. In a pressure cooker, add mutton keema, chana dal, garlic cloves and ginger.make sure there is no water in the keema.
  2. Give a whistle on high flame and then reduce the heat for 5-7 minutes till 3-4 more whistles are blown.
  3. Allow the mixture to cool completely and drain any excess water.
  4. Blend the mixture into a fine paste(do not add water).
  5. In a bowl, add finely chopped onions, green chilli, red chilli, garam masala and 2 eggs.
  6. Mix the mutton paste in the above mixture.
  7. Take small ball portion of the dough, apply oil on palms and make kebab of any shape.
  8. Shallow fry the kebabs in a non-stick pan on low heat.
  9. Serve hot with green chutney, lemon and onions.

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