Shami Burger Recipe

Bangali Samosa Shop k Shami Burger Recipe

The history of the Bangali Samosa Shop k Shami Burger is not entirely clear, but it is believed to have originated in the city of Karachi, Pakistan, in the early 2000s. The dish is thought to have been created by a chef at the Bangali Samosa Shop, a popular Karachi restaurant.

Bangali Samosa Shop k Shami Burger Recipe

Recipe by Saqib JavedCourse: MainCuisine: PakistaniDifficulty: Easy


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The Bangali Samosa Shop k Shami Burger Recipe is a Pakistani dish that is made with a split gram patty, fried in an egg wash, and assembled on a bun with ketchup, mayonnaise, onion, cabbage, tomato, and an egg omelet. It is a popular snack or appetizer, but it can also be served as a light meal.


  • Split gram (2 cup)

  • Ginger and garlic paste (2 tablespoons)

  • Salt (1 teaspoon)

  • Chili powder (1 teaspoon)

  • Whole spice powder (1 teaspoon)

  • Onion (chopped ½ cup)

  • Green chilies (3 tablespoons chopped)

  • Coriander powder (1 teaspoon)

  • Green coriander leaves (4 tablespoons)

  • Tomato (chopped 1/2 cup)

  • Burger bun (pack of four)

  • Tomato ketchup (as required)

  • Mayonnaise (as required)

  • Cabbage (chopped)

  • Onion (thinly sliced)

  • Tomato slices (thinly sliced)

  • Oil (1/2 cup)

  • Egg (3)


  • Soak and Prepare Split Gram:
  • Soak the split gram in warm water overnight. Once soft, drain excess water. If not soft enough, add a pinch of baking soda.
  • Cooking the Split Gram:
  • In a pot, combine soaked split gram, ginger garlic paste, chopped tomato, onion, green chilies, salt, whole spice powder, 4 tablespoons of oil, red chili powder, and coriander powder. Cook until the mixture is well-cooked and water is absorbed.
  • Mashing and Shaping:
  • Mash the cooked mixture into a thick paste using a grinder or chopper. Add green coriander and an egg, and mix well to form a soft paste. Shape into thick patties.
  • Egg Coating and Frying:
  • Whisk an egg in a bowl until fluffy. Dip the patties in the egg and fry them on both sides until golden brown. Prepare an omelet with the remaining egg, optionally adding a pinch of salt and paprika, or chopped onion and tomato.
  • Toasting the Burger Buns:
  • In a pan, add a few drops of oil and toast the burger buns on both sides until golden brown.
  • Assembling the Burger:
  • Spread a thick layer of ketchup and mayonnaise on one side of the bun. Stack with onion slices, shredded cabbage, and tomato slices. Add the patties and omelet.
  • Serving:
  • Serve with ketchup, coleslaw, and garlic cream mayo.

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