Friday, September 23, 2016

Chickpeas Shami Kebab/Vegetarian Channa Shaami Kebab

Shami Kebab or Shaami Kebab is quite a popular kebab variety which is mostly prepared with minced or ground meat though vegetarian versions with potato or paneer is quite popular as well.Shami kebab is eaten as snack or an appetizer. They are served along with sheer kurma during Eid celebrations.Do you know shaami kebabs may be served with roti along with ketchup, raita or chutney. Though most of us love shami kebab prepared with meats, not to forget that many vegetarian and vegan version do exists. And my today's post is a fantastic, dangerously addictive, vegan shami kebab with chickpeas as main ingredient. Prepared with variety of spices, this incredible vegan shami kebab makes an excellent evening snack to enjoy with your favourite sauce.

Vegetarian Shami kebab,Chickpeas shami kebab

Rolled either as round shaped patties or oval shaped patties, this vegetarian version of shami kebab will definitely please anyone's tastebuds. Chickpeas shami kebab is loaded with proteins and definitely wholesome. Simple to make, you can dish out this kebab either with Black chickpeas aka kala channa or else with white chickpeas aka channa. However this shami kebab goes for pan frying,eventhough you can simply bake them too. This kebabs are definitely gluten free and guilt free as well. Kids will enjoy thoroughly this pan fried oval shaped vegetarian kebabs with their favourite sauce. Give a try and feed your kids easily with this healthy and nutritious chickpeas with less efforts. Am running this month's Mega marathon with 5 ingredients for 5 weeks as theme under Cooking carnival. And am showcasing chickpeas aka Garbanzo beans for this week with different delicious dishes i have dished out of this healthy legume.

Vegan Shaami Kebab, Channa kebab

3cups Cooked chickpeas
1no Onion (chopped)
1/2tsp Red chilly powder
1tsp Chopped green chilli
1tbsp Ginger (chopped)
4nos Garlic cloves
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
Chopped coriander leaves
2tbsp Gram flour/Besan
Oil for frying the kababs

Heat oil in a pan, add the chopped onions, chopped ginger, garlic cloves and saute for a while.

Take the cooked chickpeas, sauteed vegetables and blend as a coarse paste without adding water.

Meanwhile dry roast the gram flour until a nice aroma comes from, keep aside.

Add the garam masala powder, red chilly powder,chopped coriander leaves, roasted gram flour, salt and mix well.

Vegan Shaami Kebab, Channa Shami kebab

Make medium sized balls from the mixture as roll as a oval shaped patties.

Pan fry the kebabs until they turns brown.

Serve hot with onion rings.
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Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Those kebabs look tempting. Perfectly made.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Absolutely fantastic kebabs..chickpea has its own dangerous flavor and kebabs made from this bean are the most delicious ones..Love that platter Priya.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

My older one would love to have these kababs for an after school snack.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

These kebbas sound so flavourful and delicious...

MySpicyKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Chickpeas is a great substitute for meat. Kababs have come out so good.

Sangeetha M said... Reply To This Comment

wow, interesting idea to use chickpeas...kebabs looks perfect and yummy. I am gonna try this soon and let you know :)

Srividhya said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy kebabs.. love the use of chickpeas.. perfect for snacking

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

Long since I made these !! Looking good

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

awesome kebabs very interesting recipe aks, no one will believe its not non veg ;-)

Nalini's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

What an interesting idea,kebab looks so delicious..

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious vegetarian version of Shammi kebab with chickpeas.

Smruti Ashar said... Reply To This Comment

Such healthy kebabs using chickpeas! Good to see a vegetarian version of the famous meat based dish!

Sowmya :) said... Reply To This Comment

Vegan shami kebab with chickpeas is delicious squared. Have to try this. Love that cute box in the corner of your pictures

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Wow now thats one thing I might want to do right away..fantastic idea..and I am sure this serves as a great starter! said... Reply To This Comment

Shammi kebabs with chickpea make an excellent teatime snack or a starter in a party. Love your choice :)

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Absolutely fantastic and delicious kababs.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Nice idea to make shammi kabab with chickpeas.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

These protein packed kababs would make for a lovely after school snack. I am in love with this recipe.

The Pumpkin Farm said... Reply To This Comment

usually shami kababs when veg are made using bengal gram but i always felt that chickpeas would treat them better , now that u made it, i am so sure