This is very quick to make. Shami kebab is one of the best non vegetarian snack to be served. These are succulent  in taste with channa dal and spicy masala and fried crispy on the outer layer.



  1. 2 cup chicken boneless pieces
  2. 1 cup channa dal
  3. 1/2 tsp cumin seed & 1 tsp all spice powder
  4. 3 stick cinnamon & 6 cloves
  5. 1/2 tsp pepper corns
  6. 2 tsp corriander seeds
  7. 4 no red chili
  8. salt to taste
  9. 2 tsp ginger finely chopped
  10. 3 green chili
  11. 2 tsp garlic finely chopped
  12. 1/2 cup corriander leaves
  13. 1/2 cup mint leaves
  14. 2 to 3 eggs
  15. pinch turmeric powder
  16. oil for frying


  1. Soak one cup channa dal for about 1 hour.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp veg.oil in a heavy bottomed pan add cumin seeds, cloves, black pepper corns, cinnamon, corriander seeds, redchili and saute for a minute.
  3. Add soaked channa dal and mix well, then add the boneless chicken and salt. Combine well in a simmered flame. Then add required water for cooking.
  4. Cook until the water has evaporated and chicken tendered. Remove from the fire and let it to cool.
  5. After cooling grind this ingredients in to a thick paste. Add ginger, green chili, garlic, corriander leaves and mint leaves in to the paste and combine it well. Now add the one raw egg in it and mix well.
  6. Make the kebabs using palm into desired shape.
  7. Dip the kebabs in the beaten egg and fry the kebabs into golden brown.



12 Comments Add yours

  1. This is one of my favourites! Thanks for the recipe, it looks so yummy❤️

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Glad to here this is your favourite! Try it! 💙👍

      1. I will, for sure 😁

  2. Huguette says:

    this is seems very delicious! We have something similar only to the picture not the ingredients and we call it falafel, it’s vegetarian no chicken and it’s famous here 🙂 thank you for sharing this recipe <3

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Yes you are right! Falafel is vegetarian dish i know it! Yes it is similar to shami kebab! Thank you for the information. Have a blessed day!🌸💙

      1. Huguette says:

        😊😊 my pleasure 🌸🌸

  3. Looks yummy! My favorite meat is chicken!!

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Oh glad to hear and thank you for good words Joshua!😃

      1. 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  4. Wonderful chicken recipe! Thanks for sharing it!

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Try this, easy to make! Thank you for the nice interaction!👍

  5. Winnie says:

    It looks delicious! Yum!

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