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Katthal Ke Shami Kawab – Raw Jackfruit Patties

4.50 from 15 votes

#indianstreetfood Here I have made this vegetarian appetizer called Kathal Ke Shami Kababs which is similar to mutton k shami kababs. Made this in awadhi style and it is a popular appetizer from the kitchens of Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) that uses jackfruit (Kathal). ... Kathal Ke Shami Kababs (Raw Jackfruits Patties) is perfect for those vegetarian moments. Enjoy these delicious mouth melting kawabs and remember to serve them with a green Chutney, onion slices and lemon.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDinner, Snacks
Servings 4


  • 250 gm jackfruit veg cut into pieces
  • 2 cups gram Dal chana Dal
  • 6 nos garlic pods
  • 1 inch ginger sliced
  • 5 green chillies cut into pieces
  • 1 medium size onion chopped
  • 1 raw mango peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 mace
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper corns
  • 3 bayleafs
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 3 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup clarified butter
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil


  • Soak chana Dal in water for 30minutes. Keep aside.
  • Heat clarified butter in pressure cooker add mace, cumin seeds, cloves, green cardamom, bayleaf, cinnamon and black pepper corn in it. Cook till spices start spluttering.
  • Add ginger garlic and cook for minute on low flame or till ginger garlic get pink in color.
  • Add chana dal, jackfruit pieces and saute for minutes, salt, red chili powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, green chillies and 400ml water. Mix it well and cover the lid, cook on 4 to 5 whistle. Switch off the flame, let the mixture cool dow
  • Remove bayleaf, cinnamon and mace from mixture. Grind it in food processor or in mixer grinder.
  • Add chopped onion, chopped raw mango n coriander leaves, mix it well.
  • Take tomato size portion from mixture. Make balls and flattened it in between palm.
  • Heat 3 -4 tablespoons cooking oil on non-stick pan n shallow fry all shami kababs from both the sides and till it turn into golden brown. Transfer it on absorbing paper.
  • Kathal ke shami kababs r ready to eat. Serve this with green Chutney, onion slices and lemon.

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Saba Shaikh
Saba Shaikh

hello Foodies, I m Saba Firoz Shaikh from mumbai and I'm homechef, I love to eat everything. I m here to share awesome recipes with u all.

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