Chicken Shami Kebabs


Chicken Shami Kebabs

  • Author: Shampa Banerjee
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Category: Snacks
  • Diet: Diabetic


Shami Kebabs can be incredibly tasty source of protein that you can snack in during the evening, or use as a side dish during dinner. Shami Kebabs are soft, fluffy, low-oil, high-protein snack that would be your perfect choice if you are looking for a delicious meal that wouldn’t add too many calories to your daily limit.


  • Bone less chicken:200g
  • Chana since: 50g
  • Cinnamon stick: 1 inch
  • Cardamom:1
  • Clove:2
  • Black pepper corns:5-6
  • Coriander seeds: 1 tsp.
  • Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp.
  • Bay leaf:1
  • Ginger : 1 inch
  • Garlic cloves:4
  • Onion:1 big
  • Turmeric powder: 1/4th
  • Red chilli powder: 1/2 tsp.
  • Whole red chilli:1
  • Coriander leaves:1-2 tbsp. chopped
  • Egg:1
  • Garam masala powder: 1/2 tsp.
  • Salt as per taste
  • White oil: 2 tsp.


  • Wash and soak chana dal for about 2 to 4 hours.
  • Drain the water and put them into a pressure cooker
  • Add boneless chicken, chopped ginger, garlic pods, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, clove, cardamom, cinnamon stick, half onion sliced, bay leaf, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Add ½ cup water. Cook inside pressure cooker properly (5 whistles should be optimum). Do not add excess water. Make sure the water evaporates completely from the mixture
  • Dry the mixture and cool it down.
  • Remove the whole spices from the mixture
  • Take the other half of the onion and chop it up and toss fry with chilli and add them to the mixture
  • Put this mixture inside a processor or a blender and make paste
  • Put the mixture into a bowl and add egg, garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves and green chillies (optional).
  • Mix all well and make dough
  • Divided the dough into 5 to 6 equal parts and make balls. Flatten them and make kebab.
  • Put 1 teaspoon oil in a pan. Spread the oil all across the pan and heat it well.
  • Put the flame on medium and press the kebab on both sides until the surface turns golden brown.
  • Serve with homemade chutney


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 160 kcal
  • Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Protein: 11g

Keywords: Chicken Shami Kebab

Share the article

About the Author

Let's get started with treating your condition...

At Food & Wellness we believe that every individual is different and needs special attention. We adapt our programme to your existing lifestyle and try not to change anything drastically so you can easily transition. Over a period of time we ensure results and help you restore your health.

Book Now

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Hello there
Get health tips, recipes and front seats to our free health talks and online events delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter!
Hello there
Get health tips, recipes and front seats to our free health talks and online events delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter!
Get more of the goodness delivered to your inbox. No Spam - No Ads