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Soya Shami Kebabs

Stuffed Shami kebabs made of soya granules.

  • Serves: 4-5
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 40 minutes
  • Difficulty: medium


  • To boil together:
  • 200g soya granules
  • 125g bengal gram
  • 1” ginger
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 4 red chilies
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 4 black cardamom
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • Salt to taste

Masala B:

  • 1tsp garam masala powder
  • ½ tsp mace powder
  • ½ tsp green cardamom powder
  • 1tsp kewra
  • 2 drops mitha ittr
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • For the stuffing: (optional)
  • 50g mint leaves
  • 10g green chilies
  • 1” ginger
  • 3 medium sized onions
    • To serve:

      • Onion Rings
      • Yoghurt Mint Chutney


  1. Scrape the ginger and chop finely.
  2. Clean the garlic as well.
  3. In a deep-bottomed pan, put in all the ingredients to be boiled together and ½ liter water and put to boil. Cover and cook till the dal is cooked. Now uncover and cook till all the water has evaporated.
  4. Remove from fire and grind into a smooth paste. Then mix ingredients of masala B and mix well. Divide the mixture into 16 portions.
  5. Wash and finely chop the mint leaves, ginger and the green chilies.
  6. Finely chop the onions and add salt to taste. Set aside for 10 minutes. Squeeze out the excess water. Mix together all the chopped vegetables.
  7. Take each ball and stuff it with the mixture and shape it into a patty. Grease the mahi tawa or a girdle with a little ghee at a time. Place the kebabs on it and slowly cook the kebabs till they are golden brown.
  8. Alternatively, mix the onions, chilies, ginger and mint leaves in the kebab mixture and shape into patties.
  9. Serve with Yoghurt and Mint Chutney & Onion rings.
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