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Doner kebab

Doner kebab
Doner kebab (Turkish döner kebap, literally "rotating roast"), is a Turkish national dish made of meat cooked on a vertical spit and sliced off to order. The meat may be lamb, mutton, beef, goat, or chicken. Alternative names include kebab, donair, döner, ντονερ, doner or donner. Döner Kebab is the origin of other similar Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes such as shawarma and gyros.

Homemade Style Doner kebab Recipe...

  • 500g lean lamb mince
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbs plain flour
  • 2 tbs each olive oil and chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp each ground cumin and cinnamon
  • 3 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Lemon, warmed pita, salad, natural yoghurt and mint, to serve
  • Preheat grill to medium-high. Line base of a 28cm x 8cm lamington pan with baking paper and lightly grease. Combine lamb, garlic, flour, oil, parsley, spices, egg, salt and pepper in a bowl. Press into an even layer in the pan.
  • Place pan under the grill for 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Drain off any liquid, then invert onto a board. Discard paper, then return meat to pan, sealed- side down, and grill for 2 minutes until cooked through. Slice meat into thin strips, squeeze over lemon, then pack into pita with salad, yoghurt and mint.
Video about Doner Kebab in New York (Turkish Hour TV 1230)...


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