Inspired by the exotic and traditional Turkish Kofta Kebabs, Lamb Turkish Kebabs are a perfect alternative to regular chicken starters. It involves combining a simple spice mix, to make this dish a delight for all meat lovers. To learn how to make it yourself, keep reading.
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Simple yet Delicious Turkish Kebabs in Just 3 Steps
Mix all the sauce ingredients and refrigerate for about 1 hour.
In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the kebab, except oil. Combine well using your hands. Avoid over-mixing the batter. Divide the mixture into 8 portions and roll them into the shape of sausages. Pierce the skewers through the kebabs.
In a wide pan, heat enough oil over medium heat and place the skewers. Cook the kebab for about 8 minutes until they turn brown on all sides. Once done, remove and drain the excess oil using kitchen tissue.
Garnish with yoghurt sauce and lemon wedges. Serve hot with pita bread, along with tomato slices and lettuce.
You can also use walnuts instead of pistachios.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I barbeque or grill the skewers?
Yes. The traditional recipe involves cooking the kebabs on charcoal-grill. If you have an outdoor grill or grill plate, you can follow the barbeque or grilling technique.
How do I prevent my skewers from burning?
If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for a few minutes before piercing them through the kebabs. A safe alternative is to use metal skewers.