How to make Murg Ke Shami -

Small shallow fried chicken mince and lentil cutlets.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Split Bengal Gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


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Murg Ke Shami

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Murg Ke Shami Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken 600 grams

  • Split Bengal Gram 1/2 cup

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Peppercorns 5-6

  • Black cardamoms 3-4

  • Ginger finely chopped 2 one-inch

  • Garlic finely chopped 10-12 cloves

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Mace and cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • TO SERVE

  • Onions cut into rings 2 medium

  • Mint chutney as required

Method

Step 1

Soak chana dal for at least three hours. Mix chopped onions, chopped coriander and mint leaves with lemon juice to make a stuffing.

Step 2

Divide into sixteen equal portions and keep aside.

Step 3

Heat two tablespoons of oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns, black cardamoms, stir-fry for half a minute on medium heat.

Step 4

Add chopped ginger, garlic and red chilli powder.

Step 5

Add boneless chicken and chana dal. Add two cups of water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cook covered till chana dal is completely cooked.

Step 6

Cook on high heat to dry out the mixture completely, stirring continuously. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 7

Grind chicken and chana dal mixture to a smooth consistency.

Step 8

Add garam masala powder, mace and cardamom powder and salt. Mix well and check the seasoning.

Step 9

Divide into sixteen equal portions. Flatten one in the palm of your hand and place a portion of onion stuffing in the centre. Shape into roundels and flatten slightly.

Step 10

Similarly shape the rest of the chicken mixture and stuffing.

Step 11

Heat a frying pan and shallow fry the kababs till golden brown using oil as required.

Step 12

Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot with onion rings and pudina chutney.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.