MasterChef recipes: Shami Kebab

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250g - Mutton Mince
150g - Channa Dal
3 - Red Chilies
6 – 8 - Lavang (Cloves)
4-6 - Cardamom pods
1 stick - Cinnamon
2 leaves - Bay leaves
15 - 16 - Pepper Corns
½ tsp - Black Pepper powder
A pinch - Garam Masala
10-12 flakes - Garlic
4 one-inch Pieces - Ginger
1 - Egg, boiled
3 - Large Onions
2-3 - Green Chilies
Few springs - Coriander
5-6 - Rose Petals
½ cup - Oil
2 - Tomatoes
2 - Cucumbers


Wash the Channa daal and boil.

In another vessel/pressure cooker, add meat, whole red chili, whole Garam masala, ginger, onion, basil, rose petals and salt and boil in a pressure cooker for 5 to 6 whistles. Remove and cool. Grind the meat mixture and the channa dal separately.

Mix channa dal , meat mixture together and add chopped egg, green chili, coriander, onions, ground black pepper and a pinch of garam masala. Mix well and form medium sized patties/kebabs.

Heat oil in a pan and fry the kebabs till they are brown. Serve with salad.

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