Chicken Shami Kebab

Chicken Shami Kebab
Chicken Shami Kebab
Chicken Shami Kebab
Chicken Shami Kebab

When it comes to starters, there are few non-vegetarian snacks that can beat a Chicken Shami Kebab. These kebab’s made with chicken mixed with number of spices and chana dal have stood the test of time and have been served for decades in the North India. I’ve seen them being served in marriage parties, buffet restaurants and what not. So why not make this amazing snack at home, it definitely gives a great pleasure in making them yourself and multiplies the delectable taste. You can look to serve these with either green chutney or tomato ketchup on the side. Although they use quite a number of ingredients, they are not at all hard to make. Use this simple Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe and enjoy the great taste when you like.


 (serves 6 to 8)

  • Chicken minced – 400 gms
  • Chana dal – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 cup (chopped)
  • Garlic – 5 to 6 cloves
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Zeera – 1 tsp
  • Kali mirch – 6 to 8
  • Elaichi – 2 to 3
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch stick
  • Dry red chilies – 2
  • Eggs – 2 (beaten)
  • Green chili – 2
  • Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup (chopped)
  • Mint leaves – 1/4 cup (chopped)
  • Oil for frying
 Key Ingredients Chicken Shami Kebab
Chicken Shami Kebab Ingredients

How Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe

Preparation time: 20 min.

Cooking time: 45 min.

  • Soak the chana dal in water for about 20 min.
  • Drain the water and mix with minced chicken, onion, garlic, ginger, zeera, kali mirch, elaichi, cinnamon, dry red chilies, salt and coriander powder.
  • Add little water and pressure cook for about 10 min.
  • Let it cool slightly, drain any left water and then mix eggs, coriander leaves and mint leaves.
  • Make desired shape and size of kebab, generally round.
  • Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry from both sides till browned.
  • Serve hot.

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