Soya Shammi Kabab

Soya Shammi Kabab veg

From   India Unlimited

Prep: 35 minutes


Cook: 25 minutes


Method: Easy


Course: Starter


Type: Indian

These shammi kababs are a vegetarian version of the traditional shammi kabab


  • Soya granules, soaked for 30 minutes and drained 1½ cups
  • Roasted Bengal gram (daalia) powder ½ cup
  • Oil 3 tbsps
  • Ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli, finely chopped 1
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Cornflour ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh mint leaves, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Ghee 2 tbsps
  • Yogurt as required
  • Mint chutney as required


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add ginger and garlic and saute till fragrant.
  • Add green chilli, red chilli powder and garam masala it and mix well.
  • Add roasted Bengal gram flour and cornflour and continue to saute.
  • Add soya granules, salt and a little water and mix well and cook for some time.
  • Add mint leaves and mix well. Transfer the mixture into a plate and mash the mixture with your hands.
  • Heat ghee in another non-stick pan.
  • Divide the soya mixture into small portions and shape them into kababs. Place them in the pan and shallow-fry, turning sides, till evenly golden on both sides. Drain them on absorbent paper.
  • Spread a layer of yogurt on a serving plate and place the kababs over it. Drizzle some mint chutney and serve hot.