Stuffed Shami Kabab

A new Stuffed Shami Kabab (shikampur) Recipe for you. Make & freeze for up to a month. #HappyCookingToyou #FoodFusion #Kabab #Kebab

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  • Qeema (Mince) Beef or Mutton ½ kg
  • Chana daal (Split Bengal gram) ¾ Cup (washed)
  • Tez paat (Bay leaves) 2
  • Sabut lal mirch (Whole red chili) 10-12
  • Adrak (Ginger) 1 inch piece
  • Lehsan (Garlic) 6 cloves
  • Laung (Cloves) ½ tsp
  • Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2
  • Shahi zeera (Caraway seeds) 1 tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed ½ tbs
  • Dhania (Coriander seeds) roasted & crushed 2 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Pani (Water) 2-3 Cups or as required

Yogurt Stuffing:

  • Dahi (Yogurt) strained ½ Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) chopped 2-3
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped ½ Cup
  • Podina (Mint leaves) chopped ½ Cup
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Anda (Egg) 1
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 2 tbs
  • Podina (Mint leaves) 2 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) fried ½ Cup
  • Oil for frying


In pot,add mince,split bengal gram,bay leaves,whole red chilies,ginger,garlic,cloves,cinnamon sticks, green cardamom,caraway seeds,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,salt,water and mix well,bring it to boil,cover and cook on low flame for 30 minutes or until tender.

Remove bay leaves and cinnamon sticks then cook on high flame until mixture is dry.

Let it cool down.

For Yogurt Stuffing:

In bowl,add strained yogurt,onion,green chilies,fresh coriander,mint leaves and salt,mix well and set aside.

In chopper,add boiled mince & lentil mixture,egg,fresh coriander,mint leaves,fried onion and chop until well combined.

Take a chopped mince mixture,spread it on your palm,add yogurt mixture and cover the filling with mince mixture to a make a kababs (makes 17-18).

Can be freeze in air-tight container for up to 1 month.

In frying pan,add oil and fry kababs from both sides.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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