Lamb Shami Kebab | Desi Kitchen Magic

Lamb Shami Kebab

dkm_profile114x114By AminaA_DKM    ,   , , , , , ,

September 17, 2016

Shami kebabs is one of the traditional snacks of Pakistan and India. Shami kebab is eaten as a snack or an appetizer, and can be served to guests.It is part of the Pakistani and Indian cuisines. It is made from small patty's of minced or ground meat (lamb or mutton), with ground lentil,and lots of spices. and can be eaten with chutney made from mint or coriander.

  • Prep: 3 hrs 10 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs 45 mins
  • Serves: 5-10 Servings


1kg Lamb mince

1cup chana Dal ( Split Bengal gram

1-2 peeled onions

10 pods garlic

1 medium piece of ginger

2 tbsp coriander seeds

2 tbsp cumin seeds

1 tsp cloves

1 large cinnamon stick

4-5 whole black cardamom

salt to taste

4-5 cups water

2 eggs

5 green chillies

1 small onion

fresh coriander

oil to fry


1Wash and soak the dall for at least 2-3 hours.

2 In a large pan add in Lamb mince,daal, onions, whole garlic, piece of ginger, coriander seeds cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon stick, whole black cardamom, salt to taste, and 4-5 cups water.

3Boil till the mince is cooked thoroughly and daal is soft ( add more water if needed.)

4Once the dall and mince is cooked and little water is left Let it cook on a very high flame and stirring continuously until you have a fully dried mixture.

5Remove the mixture into a open bowl and leave it to cool.

6know chop onions and green chilies and coriander.

7 grind the mince mixture to a fine paste and remove in a bowl.

8 add in the coped onions, green chilies, coriander, and mix well with hands.

9 check and adjust the salt then add in the eggs and mix.

10 Take handful of the mixture then form them into round shaped patties heat oil in a wok.

11 Dip in egg and fry on a medium heat till light golden brown on both sides.

12 Serve hot immediately with chutny or salad


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