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Turkish Lamb Shish Kebabs

Turkish Lamb Shish Kebabs

Turkish Lamb Shish Kebabs

Turkish Lamb Shish Kebabs served on the skewer. In the Middle East, however, kebab includes grilled, roasted, and stewed dishes of large or small cuts of meat. The traditional meat for kebab is lamb, but depending on local tastes it may now be beef, chicken, fish and seafood. Any kind of meat may be used; cubes of fruit or vegetables are often threaded on the spit as well. Typical vegetables include eggplant, tomato, bell pepper, onions, and mushrooms.

Turkish Lamb Shish Kebabs

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  1. Boneless Beef cubes 1”- 1 kg
  2. Oil – ¼ cup
  3. Lemon juice – ¼ cup
  4. Meat tenderizer- 1 tbsp
  5. Finely Chopped Garlic- 2 tbsp
  6. Roasted Crushed cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  7. Crushed Black pepper- 1 tsp
  8. Paprika powder – ½ tsp
  9. 5 spice powder- 1 tsp (optional)
  10. Salt- to taste
  11. Capsicum cut in cubes- as required
  12. Onion cut in cubes- as required
  13. Mushrooms (Canned) whole – as required
  14. Tomatoes cut in cubes- as required
  15. Pita Bread – to serve
  16. Lemon Wedges – to serve


  • Take a large bowl; add garlic, oil, lemon juice, salt, black pepper, cumin, paprika powder and five spice powder.
  • Take out ¼th of the marination in separate bowl and marinade all the veggies in it.
  • In the remaining marination add meat tenderizer, then add boneless beef cubes, toss to coat and refrigerate for at least 5 to 6 hours or overnight.
  • Now skew the beef cubes onto skewers, placing the pieces of meat alternate with onion, tomatoes, capsicum  and mushrooms.
  • Brush lightly with oil if required.
How to Make Shish Taouk in Urdu – English
  • Turkish Lamb Shish KebabsGrill them on stove or bake them in pre heated oven at 180ºC for about 18 to 20 minutes.
  • Serve with the lemon wedges, pita bread and garlic sauce.


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