Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The Famous Street Food of Pakistan - Bun Kabab

Bun Kabab is an authentic Pakistani sandwich, served with chutney. It is usually found in road side stalls and in restaurants. Bun Kabab consists of a spicy patty which is shallow-fried, onions, tomatoes, cucumber and chutney or raita in a burger bun or hotdog bun.

Unlike a beef patty, the bun kabab is mixed with ground lentils, powdered cumin seeds, and an egg batter into a mixture which is then fried in ghee or oil. One may find bun kabab at vendor stalls throughout Pakistan.

The patty can be made of chicken, potatoes, beef or mutton. The beef and egg recipe though is the most popular, especially with the street vendors of bun kabab.


Channa daal 1 cup (boil with white cumin seeds 1/2 tsp, black cumin seeds 1/2 tsp, salt 1 tsp, water 2 cups, red chili powder 1/2 tsp till tender and grind it.)
Boiled and mashed Potatoes 4 medium size 
Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
Salt 1/2 tsp
Garam masala 1/2 tsp
Egg white beaten 2
Burger buns 
Cucumber 1 sliced
Tomatoes 1 sliced
Onion 1 sliced


  1. Mix channa daal and mashed potatoes together, add in salt, red chili powder, and garam masala. 
  2. Mix well, the mixture should be firm enough to shape into patties.
  3.  Take some of the mixture in your hands, and shape into burger patties.
4. Beat egg whites till foamy.
5. Heat oil in a pan.
6. And shallow fry patties till light golden in color.

7. Cut the burger buns from the center.
8. Slice tomatoes, onion and cucumber.
9. Toast burger buns in a pan (with/without oil or butter), apply chutney on both sides place the fried burger patty, put cucumber, tomatoes, and onion rings. Add 1 tbsp chutney on above.  
10. Cut from the center and serve.

Ingredients for Chutney:

Salt 1 tsp
Green chillies 4
Coriander leaves 1 bunch
Yogurt 3 tbsp
Tomato 1
Khatai Powder 1/2 tsp
Mint leaves 1/2 bunch
Garlic paste 1/2 tsp 

Add all the ingredients in the blender, and blend it till smooth.


  1. Mehv......... I'm coming over for an Iftar tomorrow!

  2. The beaten egg whites looked like surf water! :p All in all, good post! :D I read another post on bun kebabs long ago somewhere. :P

    Farrukh Zafar.

  3. Looks absolutely delicious:) and I love the pictures!

  4. Awesome Mehvish! :D I love the way you have given pictures of each step! :D

  5. @Shumaila - Burger for Iftar? Ah, sure! :D You are always welcome dearest.

    @Farrukh Haha I like that surf water comment :D Thanks.

    @Pravin - It was delicious indeed.

    @CookieNF - Thank you dear :)

    @Tehniat - Thank you sweetie :D !!!

  6. love eeeet!!! great post! but should not be opening during fasting ;)

  7. Splendid, yummylicious, and simply mouth watering!
    Home-made-street-food. Just the sound of that is yummy, no knowing how much more the dish will be!
    A personal favourite. :)

  8. Loved your comment Shahzad, thanks! Bun Kabab is my personal favorite too :)

  9. This is next in line right after the Thai food iA. I'm in love with your blog!! Get so many great ideas for everyday cooking. You're an angel! God bless you.

  10. Aww <3 Thank you so much for your kind words, Nida :)

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