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Shammi Kebab

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - minced Meat
  • 2 - eggs, beaten
  • 6 tbsp - gram dal
  • 6 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 5 - Cloves
  • 6 - green Cardamoms
  • 2 - onions, finely chopped
  • 15 Cloves - garlic, coarsely pounded
  • 2.5 " piece - ginger, coarsely pounded
  • 8 - green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 4 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 handful - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • Oil for shallow frying
  • salt.

How to Make

  • Clean and wash the keema.
  • Wash and soak the gram dal in water for about 30 minutes.
  • Heat 6 tbsp oil in a heavy bottom vessel, add cumin seeds, cardamoms and cloves and saute for a couple of seconds.
  • Add finely chopped onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies.
  • Saute on a low flame till onions turn translucent.
  • Add the washed keema, gram dal (water drained out), turmeric powder and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Cook after covering with a lid that has some water on top of it, so that the keema does not stick to the bottom of the vessel.
  • Cook on a low flame, stirring at regular intervals till the keema and the dal become tender and the water dries up.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and coriander leaves.
  • Saute for a few minutes.
  • Add in the beaten eggs and mix well.
  • Heat oil on a tawa.
  • Make round thick tikki-like kebabs and shallow fry them on a slow flame till golden on both sides.
  • Serve.