Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe

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About Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe: When it comes to starters, Chicken Shami Kebab is one of the best non-vegetarian snacks to be served. You will not only love eating it, but also enjoy cooking this quick snack. Shami kebabs are succulent minced chicken/lamb with chana dal with spicy masala filling inside and crispy fried on the outside. Perfect for a dinner party during winters, it can be served with coriander or mint chutney,

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 50 mins

Total Cook Time: 1 hr 10 mins



  • 1 Cup Chana Dal
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 7-8 nos Cloves
  • 7-8 nos Black Peppercorns
  • 2 sticks Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ajwain
  • 3 nos Red Chilli Whole
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 500 gram Boneless Chicken
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 nos Green Chilli
  • 2 tsp Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves , chopped
  • 1/2 cup Mint Leaves , chopped
  • 2 nos Egg



  1. cup of chana dal for at least 30 minutes.Chicken Shami Kebab
  2. 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.Chicken Shami Kebab
  3. Now add the soaked chana dal and mix thoroughly.Chicken Shami Kebab
  4. Add the boneless chicken and salt. Bring to simmer, adding required quantity of water.Chicken Shami Kebab
  5. Cook until all the water has evaporated and chicken is tendered.Chicken Shami Kebab
  6. Let it cool for some time and then grind all the ingredients to a thick paste.Chicken Shami Kebab
  7. In the paste add ginger, green chilli, garlic, coriander leaves and mint leaves. Mix all the ingredients to combine well.Chicken Shami Kebab
  8. Now add the raw eggs liquid and mix thoroughly.Chicken Shami Kebab
  9. Using your palm make the kebabs of any desired shape and size, generally flat round shape.Chicken Shami Kebab
  10. Now dipping in egg fluid shallow fry the kebabs from both sides till golden brown.Chicken Shami Kebab
  11. You can serve the kebabs hot with chutney of your choice.


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