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Shami Kabab (Minced Beef Patty)

Shami Kabab (Minced Beef Patty)

Shami Kabab (Minced Beef Patty)


  1. Beef Keema (Minced Beef): 1 Cup
  2. Chaana Daal (Chaana Lentil): 1/4 Cup – Soaked in water for 4 -5 hours or overnight.
  3. Ginger Paste: 1 TSP
  4. Garlic Paste: 1 TSP
  5. Bay Leaf: 1 piece
  6. Cardamom: 2 Pieces
  7. Cinnamon: 1 piece of 2 inches
  8. Soy Sauce: 1 Tsp
  9. Onion (Beresta – Onions sliced and deep crispy fried in oil): 1/2 Cup
  10. Mint: 1 Bunch chopped
  11. Green Chili: 3 or 4 Chopped
  12. Eggs: 1
  13. Oil for frying

Cooking Method:

1. Boil 1 cup of beef keema with 1/4 cup of Chaana daal with the ginger-garlic paste, bayleaf, cardamom, cinnamon, salt, soy sauce.

2. When water dries out, blend the keema or minced meat without adding any water.

3. Then add the onion bereshta, chopped mint, chopped green chillies, egg and a little salt (if needed), mix well and shape them and deep fry at medium low flame.

4. Now serve with Pulao, pilaf, biriyani, khichuri or rice and Naan or Chapati.

Cooking Tips:

1. The Lentil (Chaana Daal) has to be soaked in water overnight or at least for 4-5 hours before the cooking process begins. Otherwise the lentil will not be properly cooked.

2. The kabab will fry better if you refrigerate for 30 minutes or so before you fry them.