Veg Shami Kabab Recipe

A very simple to make vegetarian Shami Kabab recipe which is also known as the Chane Ke Kabab. These mouthwatering kebabs are loaded with proteins from the chickpeas.

Shami Kabab

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time : 3 to 4 mins
Total Time:  15 mins
Serves: 10 to 12

Appliance used:

Boss A1 Food Processor

Ingredients(200ml = 1 Cup)

  • Chickpea / Chana – 2 cups cooked
  • Mint leaves a small handful
  • Coriander leaves a small handful
  • Onion – ¼ cup chopped
  • Ginger Paste – 2 tsp.
  • Salt to taste
  • Chilli Powder- 1 tsp.
  • Cumin Powder – 2 tsp.
  • Breadcrumbs or Gram flour – ¾ cup to 1 cup
  • Oil for Pan Frying


  1. Take chana and all the ingredients except breadcrumbs and oil, mix it in Boss A1 Food Processor. Make it into a coarse paste.
  2. Now spoon this in a bowl, add in breadcrumbs or gram flour and mix well. Take a small portion and shape it into a tikki.
  3. Heat little oil in a pan, place the tikki in and cook for 2 to 3 mins on each side till golden.
  4. Drain and serve hot with chutney.