Meat Kebab Recipe

Kebabs are made from meat – minced or medium sized; they have become popular across the world. The main ingredients used are chicken, lamb, chicken, beef and fish. In Arabic language Kebabs mean frying. The kebabs were originally found in Greece. Here we shall learn the recipe of Shammi Kebab.


  • Half kg of minced meat neatly washed and cleaned.
  • Take gram dal soaked for 30 minutes 6 tablespoon.
  • Eggs – 2 beaten.
  • Oil – 6 tablespoon.
  • Cumin seeds – 2 teaspoons, 5 cloves, green cardamoms – 6 of them.
  • Onions – 2 finely chopped.
  • 15 – 16 cloves coarsely pound it along with garlic.
  • Coarsely pound 2.5” ginger.
  • Green chillies 8 of them finely chopped.
  • Half teaspoon of turmeric powder, 4 teaspoon coriander powder and 3 teaspoon red chilli powder.
  • 1 handful – coriander leaves, finely chopped.
  • Oil for shallow frying.
  • Salt as per taste.


  • In a heavy bottomed kadhai and heat 6 table spoons of oil. Once the oil is heated splutter cumin seeds, cardamoms, and cloves. Next add the finely chopped onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies

  • Sauté the onion till they are translucent now add the drained off gram dal along with the kheema, turmeric powder and salt as per taste.

  • Stir the mixture often until the dal and kheema becomes tender and water dries.

  • Now sauté after adding red chilli powder, coriander powder & coriander leaves.

  • Add the eggs after beating it and combine well into the kheema mixture

  • Make round thick flattened kebabs and shallow fry till both the sides are golden

  • Serve with chutney