Ramzan Special: Chicken Shammi Kebab

Kebabs made from chicken, chana dal and a range of masalas, fried crisp.

Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup chana dal
  • 500 gm chicken thigh cubes, boneless
  • 2 Tbsp salt, or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp red chilli, crushed
  • 7 pieces dry red chilli, whole
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander, whole
  • 7 cloves (laung)
  • 10 black pepper, whole
  • 2 small cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 bunch coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 bunch mint leaves, chopped
  • 6 green chillies, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, chopped
  • 10 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • Oil for pan frying

Method:

  • Boil the chana dal along with the chicken thigh cubes and spices. Let the chicken cook.
  • Strain and keep aside to cool.
  • Then add 3 eggs, chopped coriander, mint, green chillies, ginger and garlic. Mix well and mince.
  • Make round shape kebabs of the mixture. Coat the kebabs in the remaining eggs slightly, and pan fry them in
  • oil.
  • One can serve this with mint chutney and tamarind chutney.