Shami Kebab – Maimoona Yasmeen Recipes – Hyderabadwala

From Maimoona Yasmeen Recipes




Boneless mutton: 300 grams

Split Bengal gram (Chana Dal): 2 tablespoons

Tomatoes : 2 chopped

Garlic cloves: 12

Onion: 1 chopped

Red Chili powder: 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon

Sat: 1 teaspoon+1/4th teaspoon

Spices (garam masala powder) : ½ teaspoon

Cubeb powder (kabab chini powder) : 1/4th teaspoon

Chopped coriander: handful

Mint leaves: handful

Whole green chilies: 2

Cooking oil: 2 tablespoons+ for semi frying

Black pepper powder: 1/4th teaspoon

Juice of half lemon




  1. In a pressure cooker, add mutton pieces. split bengal gram or chana dal, chopped tomatoes, garlic cloves, chopped onion, red chili powder, salt, turmeric powder, spices, cubeb powder or kabab chini powder, chopped coriander, mint leaves, whole green chilies, cooking oil and one and a half cup of water.
  1. Mix well and close the lid. Pressure cook for about 10 minutes on medium flame. Take out the lid and cook till the water dries and the oil separates.
  1. Leave this cooked mutton to cool down. Grind this cooked mutton into a fine paste( do not use water while grinding).
  1. Add 1/4th teaspoon salt, 1/4th teaspoon black pepper powder and juice of half lemon.
  1. Mix well and mold into diamond shaped shami kababs.
  1. Add 2 tablespoons oil to a flat bottomed pan and when the oil is hot, add these shami kababs and shallow fry on both sides till they turn dark brown. Add more oil if required.


Shami Kababs are ready.




tasneem says…
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sana says…
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Khalid says…
Fantastic hyderabadi food channel.

One thought on “Shami Kebab – Maimoona Yasmeen Recipes – Hyderabadwala

  • 06/04/2017 at 4:45 PM

    I was trying shami kabab
    My grinder was nt working wen i dnt add water
    So now my shamia paste become so soft as haleem
    What shud i do now plz help me to make it hard
    Plz plz rply me soon
    Shall i add besan??
    Shal i cook again in ghee ??
    Shall i keep it in freezer?? Or any else idea plz gv me


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