Shami Kabab Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Shami Kabab.


There are 194 calories in Shami Kabab.


Nutrition Facts
Shami Kabab
Serving Size:


piece (80 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 133
Calories 194

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 grams

Saturated Fat 3.5 grams

Trans Fat 0.2 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.5 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.8 grams

Cholesterol 52 milligrams

Sodium 121 milligrams

Potassium 192 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 5.2 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.2 grams

Sugars 1.4 grams
Protein 10 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Prepared Meats, Poultry & Seafood > Cooked Meat (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 190 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 52 minutes
Running (6mph) 19 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 27 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Why it is called Shami Kabab?

Etymology. There are several etymological explanations behind the shami kebab. One explanation is that the name of the dish derives from the word shaam, which means “dinner” and “night” in Persian. It also means evening in Urdu and Hindi. The name may also derive from the scent of an itr called shamama.

What is shami kebab in English?

Shami-kebab definition

(Indian cuisine) A round patty of minced lamb and lentils cooked in a tandoor; often served with a small salad with a yoghurt and mint dressing. noun. 1.

What is the difference between Shami and seekh kebab?

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).

What is Veg shami kebab made of?

Shami kabab is a very popular and delicious Awadhi dish made from minced meat, lentils and spices. In this post I have shared a vegetarian and plant based version of shami kebab made with black chickpeas, gram flour, onions, spices and herbs.

Is shami kebab healthy?

Shami kebab can be made from your meat of choice. Different varieties include chicken, beef, mutton, and lamb. All of these are amazing sources of protein which is why incorporating shami kebab in your diet as a rich source of protein will aid in weight loss.

What is the history of Shami Kabab?

The story goes that these were invented by a chef to a Nawab (nobleman) who had lost all his teeth due to his general overindulgence. In order to keep enjoying his chef’s food, the Nawab asked the chef to create something that meant he could eat meat without having to chew. This gave rise to the shami kebab.

What is the difference between Shami and Galouti kebab?

Know The Difference Of The Two

After making the kebabs mixture, they are deep-fried ideally to make it soft and crispy. On the other hand, Galouti kebabs are prepared with minced lamb, marinated in a mixture of raw papaya, ginger, garlic, coconut, cloves, poppy seeds, red chillies, and other secret spices of Lucknow.