Kabab-Shami Recipe



Ingredients

½ kg boneless beef cut into small pieces
½ tsp. salt (according to taste)
1 cup presoaked dal Chana
12-15 whole dried red chilies
15 whole black pepper(Kali Mirch)
8 cloves (Laung)
1 black cardamom (Bari Ilaichi)
½ tsp. cumin seeds (Zeera)
1 stick of cinnamon (Dalchini)
4-6 green chilies
½ a bunch (or ½ cup chopped) coriander (Dhaniya) leaves
1 egg
1 medium sized onion coarsely chopped
1 tsp. ginger (Adrak) paste
1 tsp. garlic (Lehsan) paste

Instructions


In a pot put with meat, salt, red chilies, chopped onion, Black Peppercorn. (Kali Mirch), cloves, Black Cardamom (Bari Ilaichi), Cumin Seeds (Zeera), cinnamon, Ginger (Adrak) and 3-4 glasses of water and leave to tenderize on low-medium flame.
Meanwhile boil the dal separately until soft.
When the meat has softened and water is dried completely add the dal and mix together.
Remove from heat and let cool.
Grind and add green chilies, egg, and fresh Coriander (Dhaniya) leaves. Form into kababs (12 to 16) and fry. (deep or shallow as desired)
If you want to store them then arrange the formed kababs on a plate or tray without overlapping and put in a freezer for an hour.
Then remove and put in any bag or box in which you want to store. Freeze until needed.
Serve with Raita or Mint (Podina) chutney and onion rings with paratha or chapati.
Serving: 4 to 5 persons