Perfect for times when your pantry is low in ingredients and you just need something quick and simple. These succulent and soft vegetarian kebabs (Shammi kebab-style) are packed with protein and rich in flavour! Made with black beans and sweet potato, and infused with traditional South Asian spices, to create a healthy ethnic food recipe – that the entire family will love.
We’ve been experimenting in the Devje household with a variety of pulses; pigeon peas and black beans being a few of our family favourites. After my last success with our pumpkin bean burger, I had to try another spin. I find, preparing these vegetarian kebabs in advance, is a guaranteed way to use them in our meals – more often. It then feels so easy, with meals done in 30 minutes (or less!). Not to mention, we look for creative ways to use them, so we never get bored. Here are a few ways we enjoy pulses:
in salads added to wraps to create hummus thrown into soups added to buddha bowls What Is Shammi Kebab?
Shammi kebab is a South Asian pattie-style kebab, enjoyed as an appetizer. It’s typically made with mince meat (beef, lamb or chicken), along with lentils and spices. The kebab is coated in egg, and fried to create a crispy, tasty coating. My vegetarian kebabs are made completely with beans and sweet potato – with no egg coating. They’re a great alternative, if you’re looking to reduce the amount of meat in