How to make Special Shaami Kabab -

Spicy shaami kabab made with kala chana and chana dal mixed with spices .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Black bengal gram, Split bengal gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Special Shaami Kabab

Special Shaami Kabab Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Special Shaami Kabab Recipe

  • Black bengal gram 1/2 cup

  • Split bengal gram 1 tablespoon

  • Onion roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Coriander powder chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh bread crumbs 1/2 cup

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Mozzarella cheese 1/4 inch pieces 8

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fried papads crushed as required


Step 1

Soak kala chana with chana dal overnight or for six to eight hours in three cups of water.

Step 2

Drain and place them in a pressure cooker with two cups of water and cook under pressure for four to five whistles.

Step 3

Drain the extra cooking liquour and set aside.

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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 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.