Vegetarian Shami Kabab
This is an easy recipe and takes less than 30 minutes for the preparation.
  • CourseAppetizer, Evening Snacks, Party Snacks, Street Food
  • CuisineIndian
  • KeywordHealthy Snacks, streetfood
Servings Prep Time
4Servings 10Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20Minutes 8hours
Servings Prep Time
4Servings 10Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20Minutes 8hours
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Soak the kala chana in enough water for 7 – 8 hrs or overnight.
  2. Then pressure cook adding salt and water for 6 whistles or till its cooked completely.
  3. Wait till the lid opens up. Cool it completely.
  4. Add in finely chopped onion, coriander leaves, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala & salt as per taste, 1 green chilli, chopped garlic and ginger.
  5. Then grind it to paste adding Don’t add water.
  6. In the mean while, dry roast 2 tbsp gram flour/ besan. roast till it becomes fragrant.
  7. Add it to the mixture of ground paste and mix well. Make it a dough.
  8. Divide into equal parts and make small balls. Apply oil on palms. Take balls on palms and press it gently making tikki shape. Or you may give it different shape.
  9. Heat oil in a pan. Pan fry the prepared patties. Make it in a batch of 6 – 8 kabab at a time. Don’t over crowd the pan.
  10. Flip both sides till they are crisp and golden brown in color. Make sure its evenly cooked.
  11. Serve hot with onion & lemon salad.
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