Kebab is a cooked beef dish that originated in Middle Eastern cuisines. On a skewer or spit, it is roasted or grilled. Kebabs can be made with a variety of items other than meat. Kebabs are made comprised of cut up or ground meat, occasionally with veggies, and a variety of other ingredients depending on the recipe. Try's Veg Shami Kebab as a healthy snack for your kids to get some daily protein consumption.

  • Total Time50 Min

  • Cook time20 Min

  • Prep time30 Min

  • Serves3

  • Key Indredients

    2 Cup Soaked Black Chana 1/4 Cup Soaked Chana Dal
    4 Big Garlic Cloves 1 inch Ginger
    2 Tbsp desiccated coconut 1 Cinnamon stick
    1 Black cardamom 1/2 cup Water
    Salt to taste 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
    2 Tbsp Cornflour 3 Tbsp Chopped coriander leaves
    Oil For frying


    • Rinse the Black chana thoroughly under tap water.
    • Transfer it to a bowl and soak the black chana overnight in 4 cups of water. By the morning, the black chana will swell and double in size.
    • Drain that water and rinse the black chana once again under tap water.
    • In a different bowl wash Yellow Chana Dal and soak it for 30 minutes.
    • In a pressure cooker add 1/2 cup water, soaked yellow dal, black chana, garlic, ginger, desiccated coconut, cinnamon stick, black cardamom and salt. Do not mix.
    • On high heat take 3 whistles and turn off the gas. Let the pressure settle.
    • Let the chana cool down. Remove cinnamon stick and black cardamom then mash it with a masher
    • Add cornflour, garam masala and coriander. Mix well. If the mixture is too dry add 2 Tbsp Water.
    • Make kebabs in any shape you like.
    • Add oil to the pan and shallow fry it from both sides.
    • Serve with coriander chutney or ketchup.

    Veg Shami Kebab Snack