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Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe

Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe

Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4
Calories 200 kcal


  • 1 cup Chana Dal
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 8 Cloves
  • 8 Black Peppercorns
  • 2 Stick Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ajwain 
  • 3 Red Chilli Whole
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Flakes
  • 500 gm Chicken
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 2 tsp Garlic
  • ½ cup Mint Leaves
  • ½ cup Coriander Leaves 
  • 2 Egg


  • Soak 1 cup of chana dal for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a pressure cooker heat oil and add cumin seeds, cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon, coriander seeds, ajwain, red chilli and chilli flakes. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Now add the soaked chana dal and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the boneless chicken and salt. Bring to simmer, adding required quantity of water.
  • Cook until all the water has evaporated and chicken is tendered.
  • Let it cool for some time and then grind all the ingredients to a thick paste.
  • In the paste add ginger, green chilli, garlic, coriander leaves and mint leaves. Mix all the ingredients to combine well.
  • Now add the raw eggs liquid and mix thoroughly.
  • Using your palm make the kebabs of any desired shape and size, generally flat round shape.
  • Now dipping in egg fluid shallow fry the kebabs from both sides till golden brown.
  • You can serve the kebabs hot with chutney of your choice.

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