Sinful Shami Kababs (from cookbook) – PARSI CUISINE
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February 17, 2015

Sinful Shami Kababs (from cookbook)

shami kabab

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds lamb mince
  • 2 pounds chicken mince,
  • 1/4 cup khus khus,
  • 8 cloves,
  • 1 large stick of cinnamon crushed,
  • 5-6 green elaichi pods seeded,
  • 2 tablespoons of whole black pepper,
  • 4-5 whole red chilies,
  • 7-8 cloves of garlic,
  • 1 two inch piece of ginger,
  • 1/4 cup of chick peas (daria),
  • 3 green chilies,
  • 1 onion cup in 4 pieces,
  • 2 egg whites,
  • 3 tblspns of yoghurt,
  • 2-3 tblspns of oil
  • Salt as needed.

For the filling: Mix in a bowl 1 very finely chopped onion, 1/2 bunch chopped coriander (kothmir) and few sprigs of finely chopped mint leaves

Method:

  1. In a large non-stick pan heat 1 tblsp of oil and add the lamb and chicken mince and all the above ingredients.
  2. Let cook until all the liquid evaporates.
  3. Let the dish cool. Blend the cooked mixture in a Cuisinart blender with the yogurt until a thick smooth mixture.
  4. Taste for spiciness and salt.
  5. Empty contents in a large glass bowl.
  6. Make round balls, flatten in your palm and spoon in a tiny bit of the onion, coriander (kothmir) and mint mixture and make a round again and flatten into a pattie as in the picture above.
  7. Heat a non stick pan and put a few drops of oil until hot and drop each Patti dipped in egg white (on medium heat) until both sides brown.
  8. Garnish with lemon slices/or squeezed lemon juice and onion rounds and serve hot.

15This is a sample recipe from our cookbooks

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