Vegetarian shami kebab Recipe

Vegetarian shami kebab is a popular Indian appetizer made with a mixture of lentils, vegetables, and spices. These kebabs are flavorful, crispy on the outside, and soft on the inside. They are a great vegetarian alternative to the traditional meat-based shami kebabs. Serve them as a starter or as a filling in sandwiches or wraps.

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Ingredients for Vegetarian shami kebab Recipe

  • 1/5 cup Chana Dal
  • 1/20 cup Yellow Moong Dal
  • 0.40 cup Water
  • 1/5 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.40 Green Chilies, Chopped
  • 1/5 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/10 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/20 cup Boiled And Mashed Potatoes
  • 1/20 cup Finely Chopped Onions
  • 0.40 tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/5 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Chaat Masala
  • as required Oil For Shallow Frying

Directions: Vegetarian Shami Kebab Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak 1 cup of chana dal (split Bengal gram) and 1/4 cup of yellow moong dal (split yellow lentils) in water for 2 hours.
  • STEP 2.Drain the soaked lentils and transfer them to a pressure cooker. Add 2 cups of water, 1 chopped onion, 2 chopped green chilies, 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon red chili powder, and salt to taste.
  • STEP 3.Pressure cook the lentils for 4-5 whistles or until they are soft and cooked through. Allow the pressure to release naturally.
  • STEP 4.Once the lentils are cooked, drain any excess water and let them cool slightly. Transfer the lentils to a mixing bowl and mash them well.
  • STEP 5.Add 1/4 cup of boiled and mashed potatoes, 1/4 cup of finely chopped onions, 2 tablespoons of chopped coriander leaves, 1 teaspoon of garam masala powder, 1 teaspoon of chaat masala, and salt to taste. Mix well.
  • STEP 6.Divide the mixture into small portions and shape them into round or oval kebabs.
  • STEP 7.Heat oil in a pan for shallow frying. Place the kebabs in the pan and cook on medium heat until they turn golden brown and crispy on both sides.
  • STEP 8.Serve the vegetarian shami kebabs hot with mint chutney or ketchup.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add grated carrots, peas, or any other vegetables of your choice to the lentil mixture for added flavor and nutrition.
  • To make the kebabs even more crispy, you can coat them with breadcrumbs before frying.
  • If you don't have a pressure cooker, you can cook the lentils in a regular pot. It may take longer, so make sure the lentils are cooked until soft.

Storage and Serving

  • Vegetarian shami kebabs can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat the kebabs, you can either microwave them for a few seconds or heat them in a pan with a little oil.
  • Serve the kebabs as an appetizer with mint chutney or as a filling in sandwiches or wraps.
Nutrition
value
147
calories per serving
3 g Fat10 g Protein20 g Carbs13 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Carbs
    20g
  • Fiber
    13g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    20g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Fiber
    13g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    78mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    421mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    137mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    98mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    138mg
  • Selenium
    19mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp