Soya Shammi Kebab

Here soya granules replace mutton keema to make delicious shammi kabab. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Soya Shammi Kebab
Main Ingredients Soya Nuggets, Cornstarch
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Soya Shammi Kebab

  • 2 cups Soya Nuggets
  • 2 tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 15-20 Garlic cloves
  • 2 inch piece Ginger
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana)
  • 1 medium Tomato cut into round slices
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 bunch for garnishing Fresh mint (pudina) finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Cornflour/ corn starch


  1. Grind together garlic and ginger.
    Soak soya nuggets in hot water.
  2. Drain, squeeze and dry on a cloth.
    Heat 2 tbsps oil in non-stick pan.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté till golden brown.
    Add anardana, chana dal, soya nuggets, red chilli powder, salt, garam masala powder and mix well.
  4. Turn off the heat and add mint leaves.
    Let the mixture cool slightly, transfer this mixture into mixer jar and grind with little water.
  5. Transfer into a bowl.
    Add cornflour and mix well.
  6. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan.
    Divide the mixture into small portions, shape into flat kababs.
  7. Place the kababs on the pan and shallow fry, turning sides, till golden all around.
    Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Arrange on a serving plate, garnish with mint leaves and tomato slices and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 831
Carbohydrates 89.8
Protein 71.3
Fat 20.7