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Shammi Kebabs

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These Kebabs are made with minced meat and are so soft, they melt in the mouth....
Ingredients
  Channa dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic pods 3
  Ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dhaniya powder 1 Teaspoon
  Jeera powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Red chili powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For shallow frying)
Directions

Put all of the above ingredients, except Egg and Bread Crumbs, in a pressure cooker and cook with the weight on high heat for about 5-6 whistles.
Let the mixture cool and then blend well in a blender.
Store the mixture in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.
Shape the mixture into burger size patties.
Heat some oil in a shallow skillet.
Break the Egg into a bowl and mix well.
Pour Breadcrumbs into a shallow plate.
Dip the kebabs (patties) first into the Egg mixture and then roll them in the breadcrumbs.
Shallow fry kebabs in oil on both sides till brown.
Serve with Imli (Tamarind) and/or Green Chutney or good old ketchup.
Makes 8 to 10 kebabs

TIPS:
If mixture consistency is too watery, add a well-mashed potato.
Increase the amount of Garam Masala to get a spicier flavor.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Appetizer
Feel: 
Meaty, Smooth
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
5
Story
There is a common misconception that ‘kebabs’ are hard to make. These are anything but that. They are great as snacks, an accompaniment to a meal or simply as burgers for the kids’ school lunch.
Subtitle: 
Shammi Kebabs

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 197 Calories from Fat 80

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.3 mg14.1%

Sodium 177.1 mg7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 7 g13.8%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 8.4%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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