Mini Shami Bun Kabab

One of the best bun kabab recipes of the season. Mini Shami Bun kabab. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Podina (Mint leaves) handful
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) handful
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 5-6
  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 5-6
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Khatai powder (Dried mango powder) ½ tsp
  • Tatri (Citric acid) ¼ tsp
  • Imli pulp (Tamarind pulp) ½ Cup
  • Beef qeema (Mince) 350g
  • Chana daal (Split bengal gram) ½ Cup (soaked for 1 hour)
  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 3-4
  • Adrak (Ginger) 1 inch piece
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) ½ tbs
  • Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1
  • Laung (Cloves) 3-4
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1
  • Sabut lal mirch (Button red chillies) 6-7
  • Tez patta (Bay leaf) 1
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Water 2 Cups
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) handful
  • Podina (Mint leaves) handful
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 2-3
  • Anday (Eggs) 3
  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Mini buns
  • Prepared bun kabab chutney
  • Pyaz (Onion) rings
  • Tomato ketchup
  • Kheera (Cucumber) slices


In a blender jug,add mint leaves,fresh coriander,green chillies,garlic,salt,dried mango powder,citric acid and tamarind pulp,blend well & set aside.

In a wok,add beef mince,spit bengal lentil,garlic,ginger,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,cinnamon stick, cloves,black cardamom,button red chillies,bay leaf,salt & water,mix well and bring it to boil then remove scum,cover & cook on medium flame until its tender & dries up (25-30 minutes).

Remove bay leaf & black cardamom.

Let it cool.

In a chopper,add cooked mixture,fresh coriander,mint leaves,green chillies & chop until well combined.

With the help of wet hand,take a small quantity of mixture (45g) & make patties of equal sizes (makes 11-12).

In a bowl,add eggs,beat well until foamy & set aside.

On a griddle,add cooking oil,dip prepared kababs in beaten eggs and fry from both sides until golden brown.

Cut mini buns from the middle,turn flame to low & toast the buns from both sides.

On buns,add prepared bun kabab chutney,onion rings,kabab,tomato ketchup,cucumber & cover with bun tops.

Serve mini bun kababs with chutney & onions rings.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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