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Recipe for Shami Kebabs / Sheek KebabsClick image to enlarge

Recipe for Shami Kebabs / Sheek Kebabs

Recipe for Shami Kebabs / Sheek Kebabs

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Do you want Shami Kebabs and Sheek Kebabs with that unique British Indian Restaurant quality and taste? Then simply follow the instructions below for success every time...

India's answer to burgers and sausages. Serve in a bun with chilli sauce and salad or unaccompanied as an appetizer.

Shami/Sheek kebab are often made with the same ingredients, it's the way of cooking that makes the two different.

Shami : shallow fried (burger shaped).

Sheek : cooked on the skewer over the fire or in the Tandoor Oven (sausage shaped).



Preparation Time:

10 Minutes.

Cooking Time:

15 Minutes


500g Minced Meat
  1 Egg  
  7 tsp (65g) Mr Huda's Shami/Sheek Kebab Paste 
  Green Chilli to taste (optional) 
  Small Onion (optional) 
  Fresh Coriander finely chopped 


1. Place the minced meat in a bowl.

2. If using the optional Onions and/or Chilli - chop very finely and add to the mince.

3. Add the egg, Mr Huda's Shami/Sheek Kebab Paste and fresh coriander and mix it thoroughly.

4. Once mixed leave to stand in the fridge for at least 2 - 3 hours or overnight.

5. Shami: Create small patties/burgers and shallow fry, turning until cooked.

6. Sheek: Press around a small skewer and grill, or cook in the Tandoor, turning until cooked.

Once cooked garnish with fresh salad, lemon wedges and coriander. Serve with mint tamarind yoghurt sauce.

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