Shikampur | How to make Shikampur

By Aameena Ahmed  |  11th Nov 2015  |  
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About Shikampur Recipe

Minced meat is stuffed with onion, green chilies and lemon juice. Soft outside and crunchy, juicy inside. Just melt in mouth Hyderabadi style Shikampur will uplift your party platter.

The delicious and mouthwatering Shikampur is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Shikampur is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Shikampur. Aameena Ahmed shared Shikampur recipe which can serve 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Shikampur. Try this delicious Shikampur recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Aameena Ahmed of Shikampur by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Shikampur can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Shikampur with other users


Ingredients to make Shikampur

  • Kheema/Minced Lamb Meat – 250 gms
  • (cleaned and water completely drained off)
  • onion – 1 sliced
  • Fresh coriander – 1 ½ small bunch finely chopped
  • mint leaves – few (10 – 12)
  • Green chilies – 2
  • cloves – 3
  • cinnamon – 1 inch stick
  • salt – to taste
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • turmeric – ĵ tsp
  • garlic ginger paste – 1 tbsp.
  • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
  • chana dal – 1/4th cup (soaked for 30 minutes)
  • water – 3/4th cup
  • Corn flour – 2 tbsp. adjust acoordingly
  • oil – 2 tbsp.
  • For the Stuffing:
  • onion – 1 medium finely chopped
  • Green chili – 1 finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander – 1 tbsp finely chopped
  • lemon juice – 2 tsp
  • curd – 1tsp (optional)
  • For the mint chutney:
  • mint leaves
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 cup curd
  • salt as needed

How to make Shikampur

  1. In a cooker mix everything under ingredients except corn flour, oil and water. After mixing all the ingredients add water. Now pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles.
  2. After the pressure is released remove the lid and dry it completely without a drop of water on medium to low flame. Then take the whole mixture on a plate and cool it down.
  3. Now mix the whole ingredients listed under stuffing and keep aside.
  4. Grind the meat mixture into a paste and take out in a bowl. To that add corn flour and mix again well.
  5. Now take a small portion of the dough and put a teaspoon of stuffing in the middle and now close it to make it into a tikki.
  6. Now take a pan, add a 2 tbsp of oil and shallow fry 2 or 3 tikkis in batches at a time. Take out on a kitchen towel and serve it with mint chutney.
  7. For the Mint Chutney:
  8. Take a small bunch of mint leaves with one green chili and salt. Grind it into a paste with few drops of water. Mix this in a cup of beaten curd and serve.

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