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Shami Kabab Recipes
Shami Kabab

Last Updated on December 1, 2020 by Sultana Parvin

“Some country’s language becomes slang in some other country.” The word ‘Shami’ in Bengali means ‘Husband’. Therefore, Shami kabab is almost a common item in the menu of wedding party or reception dinner/lunch. People think that Shami kabab is served for the husband! There are different types of kababs in Asian, the Middle East, and Turkey. Like other kababs. Shami kabab recipe can also be made in different ways. Here is my recipe, I tried to prepare the kabab as much as simple.

Some people like shami kebab with fillings and some do not. Here I described both recipes, without fillings and with fillings. So the one you like you can prepare right away with one recipe.

How to Make Shami Kabab At Home (Without Filling)

Preparation time1 hour
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time1 hour 15 minutes
Shami Kebab
Shami Kebab

Ingredients for shami kabab recipe

  • 250g beef mince
  • 50g dry chickpea
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1teaspoon kabab spice powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup onion, fried
  • 2 tablespoon green chili, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon mint, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon breadcrumb
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • 1 egg

Process for shami kebab recipe

  • Boil dry chickpea until tender. Rinse very well and blend it with blender or mortar and pestle.
  • Cook minced meat with ginger paste, garlic paste, kabab spice powder, and salt.
  • After water is dried, blend it very well.
  • Add fried onion, chickpea paste to the minced meat mixture.
  • Then add beaten egg to the meat mixture slowly. When you will feel that the mixture is perfect for kabab stop to add egg.
  • Add green chili slice and mint slice to the mixture.
  • If you want you can add breadcrumb to the mixture for binding.
  • Make small round flattened ball from the mixture.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry kababs until golden brown.
  • Put the fried kababs on a paper-lined tray so that extra oil can absorb.
  • Shami kababs are ready to serve.
  • Serve it with pulao, biryani or even single with tomato sauce.

How Do You Make Shami Kebab (With Filling)

Preparation time3 hours 30 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time3 hours 45 minutes

Ingredients for shami kabab with filling

  • 250 gm beef without fat
  • 50 gm dry chickpea
  • 5-6 pieces cardamom
  • 5-6 pieces bay leaves
  • 4-5 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 5-6 pieces cloves
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 5-6 pieces dry red chili
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chili, sliced
  • 1 cup oil
Kabab Recipe
Homemade shami Kabab

For fillings

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chili, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon mint, sliced

Process for kabab with filling

Shami Kabab
Shami Kabab
  • Soak dry chickpea for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Wash and rinse it very well.
  • Cut beef into small pieces.
  • Mix beef pieces, soaked chickpea, onion slice, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaves, cloves, garlic paste, ginger paste, cumin powder, red chili, black pepper, and salt.
  • Boil them in a pressure cooker. Cook them for 10minutes or until tender.
  • Dry up the water. Let them cool. Take out bay leaves from the mixture.
  • After cooling blend them very well with a blender or mortar and pestle.
  • Add chili slice and egg to the mixture until the mixture is soft and slightly sticky.
  • Mix onion slice, mint slice, chili slice, salt, and lemon juice altogether and make the filling. Keep it aside.
  • Make a round ball and put some filling middle of the ball.
  • Shape into palm-sized circles. Make all kababs like that.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry until both sides are golden brown.
  • Shami kebabs are ready to serve.
  • Serve this kebab with pulao or biryani or itself.

Calories In Homemade Beef Shami Kabab

If you like my shami kabab recipe please share this recipe with your family and friends. I love to cook and like to share my delicious food recipes with my beloved friends.

*Happy Cooking*

Recipe By Sultana