How to Make Chicken Shami Kabab

Our friends go crazy for this kabab!


2 cup water

400-gram boneless chicken

1 cup soaked split chickpeas

1 tsp ginger paste

1 tsp garlic paste

1 bay leaf

1 small cinnamon stick

2 cardamom

2 cloves

5 dry red chilies

1 tbsp coriander seeds

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp salt

¼ cup fresh mint leaves

¼ cup fresh coriander leaves

4 chopped green chilies

¼ cup chopped onion

1 tsp lime juice

½ tsp garam masala

½ cup fried onion

2 egg

1 tbsp cornstarch


1. In a medium size pot, add chicken, split chickpeas that has been soaked for 1-hour, ginger garlic paste, bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves, dry red chilies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and salt

2. Cook for 10 minutes with lid on

3. Remove lid and stir and cook until water evaporates

4. Remove the bay leaf, cardamom and cloves using a spoon

5. Add fresh mint, coriander, green chili, chopped onion, chicken mixture, garam masala, fried onion and lime juice into a food processor

6. Blend well

7. Transfer to a bowl and add an egg and cornstarch or corn flour

8. Rub oil on your hand before mixing and shaping the kabab

9. Whisk egg in a small bowl

10. Coat the shami kabab in whisked egg

11. Transfer to a skillet to fry until golden brown

12. Ready to Enjoy!




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