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Shami kebabs

Subashini Krish
90 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Shami kebabs RECIPE

Awadhi recipes are a part of hyderabadi cuisine. Not only biryani is famous but also kebabs. The nuicy mutton mince is cooked with channa and processed into melt in mouth kebabs.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Hyderabadi
  • Frying
  • Accompaniment

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Minced mutton 500 gms
  2. Channa dal 1/2 cup
  3. Fried onions 1/2 cup
  4. Redchillies 2
  5. Green chillies 2
  6. Ginger 1 inch
  7. Garlic 5-6 pods
  8. Cloves 4
  9. Cinnamon 2 sticks
  10. Cardamom 2
  11. Jeera 1/2 teaspoon
  12. Fennel seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  13. Black pepper 1 teaspoon
  14. Coriander leaves 1 fistful
  15. Salt accordingly
  16. Egg 1
  17. Oil for frying


  1. Soak channa dal in water for an hour and drain the water.
  2. In a pressure cooker add 1 tablespoon oil and saute minced mutton, soaked channa dal,whole,spices, chillies,ginger, garlic and adequate salt.
  3. Then pressure cook for 5 whistles with 1 cup of water.
  4. Release pressure and cook till all the water dries up.
  5. Cool and grind along with fried onions(optional).
  6. Add 1 egg and finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  7. Refrigerate for half an hour to get a firm mix.
  8. Roll into lemon sized balls and flatten them into kebabs
  9. Shallow fry in tawa and serve with Onion slices, lemon wedges,mint+curd chutney or tomato sauce.
  10. Mutton shami kebabs are good accompaniment for rotis,biryani or rice

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Apr-25-2018


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