Chapli Kabab

Presenting the king of all meat dishes and Kebabs, The authentic Chapli Kababs , a prominent Pakistani Dish.

A beef patty that’s wholesome and fully packed with flavor. These Chapli Kababs are just so perfect for any occasion or barbeque parties , melting in the mouth every single time.

This Chapli Kabab or Beef Patty is made from ground beef mince infused with some flavorful spices and some handy vegetables . They are given a flat disc shape resembling a Patty. Just ready in minutes with a drizzle of oil. Served with amazing homemade chutni / sauce.

peshawari chapli kabab

Pakistani Chapli Kabab from Beef Mince:

This is so easy , super quick and extremely delicious , flat as a disc Beef Mince kabab recipe known as Chapli Kabab and also Peshawari kabab.

Even if you have no experience with cooking you can still make them professionally once you follow the recipe accurately and go through the post carefully.

You can make lamb ,mutton or Chicken Chapli kababs too , by just replacing the meat mince of your choice.

Chapli kabab Masala:

Firstly take the ground beef mince in a bowl then add the roasted crushed spices with some seasoning and then chopped veggies , egg and some fresh coriander leaves . Don’t forget to add the gram flour which helps hold the patty together. Last but not least softened butter which makes the patty soft and moist.


Additional fat pieces of lamb are mixed with mince for extra moisture and softness.

Marinate this batter for at least half an hour then At the time of frying add in the chopped tomatoes to the mince mixture.

chapli kabab masala

This is my family’s favorite one , it is not only juicy but also hiding inside some chopped vegetables (from the Kids ) along with some spices and a buttery touch. Helping the patty in holding the ingredients together is the gram flour.

This recipe is so easy , just Mix ingredient in a large bowl, make flat patty, and shallow fry to enjoy with naan and yogurt or chutney.

Chapli kabab flat patty / juicy Beef patty:

These juicy and succulent kebabs have a striking resemblance with the burger patties .

Start making the flat disc shape patty of the beef mince mixture by compressing it with hands . And put a tomato slice on the top of the patty .


Remember the patty will shrink upon cooking. Chapli kabab is usually thick and big kababs, we prefer a medium single serving size. so make shape accordingly.

 how to make chapli kabab

You can also freeze these patties in this form for upto a month. Also check my Hamburger recipe in which i also use the beef patty.

Juicy Chapli Kababs :

These Kababs are fried on medium – low flame with a drizzle of oil. Only make sure one thing that turn this kabab single time once the side is fully done or looks golden. The more you turn , there will be more chances of breaking the patty.


You can also fry them in ghee , butter , olive oil etc. But for making it more healthy just grill them on a greased pan and serve hot.

frying kabab

Beef Chapli Kabab:

They are ideal as an appetizer with some chutney or meal with some tandoori chapatti ,naan , taftaan or Sheermaal .

Chapli kabab recipe

The outcome is perfect on the palate and thus the region and the original chapli kabab makers deserve the highest grade on sharing this delicious local classic with the rest of the world.


Since these are high-fat kabab, they can make a great keto main course. Make sure to reduce or skip onions and tomato. Use almond flour instead of cornflour as a binding agent. Also, add extra fat lamb fat pieces in the centre of kabab when you roll it.

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Some people also add scrambled eggs in the raw mince to mimic fat like the taste. I just found it an extra step that doesn’t make a lot of difference in taste. If you wish, you can add it to meet your daily macros.

All check the more keto friendly recipes like Tuscan Chicken, Fire Chicken and also desserts like Strawberry Trifle or Lotus Biscoff Lasagna.

Special spicy coriander leaves Chutney:

This is my mums special recipe ,which she always makes on some special events with these authentic Pakistani Chapli Kabab .


All you need is a bunch of coriander leaves with some fresh garlic and green chillies and tomato ,some seasoning and secret ingredient tamarind /imli paste just blend all and the dip is ready.


I just asked the recipe at the last moment . And I m so exited to share the recipe with you gyz as it tastes aaahmmazing. Must give it a try and let me know in comments.

Pakistani Chapli Kabab Recipe:

Chapli Kabab recipe is the most favorite to eat in breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine pakistani
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 10 People


  • ½ kg Beef Mince
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Whole spices powder
  • 2 tbs Gram flour
  • 3-4 Green chilies chopped
  • 1 ½ tsp Salt or to taste
  • 2 tsp Chili flakes
  • 1 tbs Coriander seeds roasted & crushed
  • ½ cup Coriander leaves chopped
  • ½ cup Onions chopped
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Butter softened
  • ½ cup Tomatoes chopped
  • 3 tbsp Oil for grilling.

For spicy Chutney / Sauce:

  • 1 cup Coriander leaves
  • 5 pieces Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup Tomato
  • 2 tbsp Tamarind paste
  • 3 Green chilies
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/3 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed cumin


  • In a bowl, add beef mince, lemon juice , whole spice powder, gram flour, green chilies, salt, red chili flakes, coriander seeds, coriander leaves, onion, egg and butter. Mix well. Refrigerate mixture for 30 minutes.
  • Before frying add tomatoes, mix well. Make flat disc shape patty then fry each side for 4-5 min on low flame until it done. Avoid turning sides in between.
  • For chutney blend all things together , keep check on your desired consistency.
  • Serve the kebabs hot with special spicy chutney and Raita.

Pro Tips:

  • You can double the ingredients if you wish to increase the mince meat quantity.
  • Mix the chopped tomatoes at the time of shaping them otherwise they will leave some water and will make batter thin.
  • Increase or decrease the amount of green chilies as per your requirement.
  • You can make chicken or mutton chapli kebabs too just replace beef mince with chicken mince.
  • If you do not want to add lemon juice in Chapli Kebab, then add pomegranate dry seeds powder or tamarind paste.

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