Kebab with homemade tzatziki

Kebab with homemade tzatziki

14 ratings

Andy, student and sportsman


„From now on, my kitchen is my favorite Turkish restaurant.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g
ground lamb
½
cucumber
1
onion (red)
½ bunch
mint
1 clove
garlic
200 g
Turkish yogurt
1 tsp
cumin (ground)
1 tsp
coriander (ground)
1 tsp
turmeric
1 tsp
lemon juice
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 g ground lamb
  • ½  cucumber
  • 1  onion (red)
  • ½ bunch mint
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 200 g Turkish yogurt
  • 1 tsp cumin (ground)
  • 1 tsp coriander (ground)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying

Utensils

  • kitchen towel
  • large frying pan
  • garlic press (optional)
  • 2 large bowls
  • box grater
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Syrah, dry, 2008
The vines of the Syrah grape produce dark-colored, tannic wines the aroma of ripe currants. Syrah wines require long bottle-aging and fit perfectly with hearty lamb dishes.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
374
Protein
25g
Fat
28g
Carb
5g

Step 1/4

Press or mince garlic. Finely chop mint leaves and dice onion. Grate cucumber and squeeze out as much of the liquid as possible. Place in a bowl.
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ bunch mint
  • 1 onion
  • ½ cucumber
  • garlic press
  • box grater
  • cutting board
  • knife

Press or mince garlic. Finely chop mint leaves and dice onion. Grate cucumber and squeeze out as much of the liquid as possible. Place in a bowl.

Step 2/4

For the tzatziki, mix cucumber, garlic, mint, and lemon juice with Turkish yogurt. Season generously with salt and pepper. Store tzatziki in the fridge while preparing kebabs.
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 200 Turkish yogurt
  • large bowl
  • cooking spoon

For the tzatziki, mix cucumber, garlic, mint, and lemon juice with Turkish yogurt. Season generously with salt and pepper. Store tzatziki in the fridge while preparing kebabs.

Step 3/4

For the kebabs, combine ground lamb with diced onion, cumin, coriander, and turmeric. Season with salt and pepper. Form into elongated kebabs. You can form these on skewers for grilling as well.
  • 500 ground lamb
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large bowl
  • cooking spoon

For the kebabs, combine ground lamb with diced onion, cumin, coriander, and turmeric. Season with salt and pepper. Form into elongated kebabs. You can form these on skewers for grilling as well.

Step 4/4

Heat up a large frying pan and sear kebabs for approx. 3 – 5 min. per side. Transfer to a kitchen towel lined plate to absorb excess fat. Serve hot with tzatziki on the side.
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • kitchen towel
  • large frying pan
  • cooking spoon

Heat up a large frying pan and sear kebabs for approx. 3 – 5 min. per side. Transfer to a kitchen towel lined plate to absorb excess fat. Serve hot with tzatziki on the side.