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Mutton Shami Kebab Recipe

Mutton Shami Kebab Recipe with step by step pictures. This recipe has a perfect blend of aromatic spices and a crunchy outer which will be great as a starter dish.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
soaking time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 15 kebabs
Calories 7 kcal


  • 250 grams boneless Mutton / Lamb
  • 1 tbsp Chana Dal / Kadalai Paruppu
  • 1 medium size sliced thinly Onion
  • 3 to 4 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 to 4 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 tbsp chopped Ginger
  • 1 tbsp chopped Garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam
  • 3 tbsp + for shallow frying Oil


  • Soak chana dal for a hour in water.
  • Heat 2 tblspn of oil in a pan, and fry the thinly sliced onions till golden. Drain and set aside.
  • Take mutton in a mixer and crush them few times so it is minced. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tblspn oil in a pan, add in cumin seeds and saute for a min.
  • Add in dry red chillies, ginger garlic and fry for a min.
  • Now add in minced mutton and mix well.
  • Add in drained chana dal, salt and cover the pan with a lid. Cook on a low heat till the dal is cooked through.
  • Press the dal to see if it is cooked, it should mash up instantly.
  • Now take this mixture in a blender, along with fried onions and coriander leaves.
  • Pulse few times to make a mix.
  • Transfer this mixture to a bowl, take small portion from this and shape it into a ball. flatten it.
  • Crack open a egg in a bowl and beat it lightly,
  • Dip the patty in egg and shallow fry in some oil till golden on both sides.
  • Serve hot with some onion rings.
Nutrition Facts
Mutton Shami Kebab Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 7 Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.3g0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g1%
Trans Fat 0.001g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 5mg0%
Potassium 24mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 0.3g0%
Protein 0.5g1%
Vitamin A 78IU2%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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