Turkish Recipes – Seekh Kebab with Aromatic Rice and Salad
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Turkish Recipes – Seekh Kebab with Aromatic Rice and Salad

Turkish Recipes – Seekh Kebab with Aromatic Rice and Salad
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Pakistani, Turkish


Ingredients for Seekh kebab:

  • 3 lbs Ground Beef
  • 3 tbsp Butter If ground beef does not have fat
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 Onion
  • Handful Cilantro
  • 2 large Green Chili
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Chili Flakes
  • 1 tsp Toasted Coriander Seeds Bhuna Kuta Dhaniya kay Beej
  • 1 tsp Toasted Cumin Seeds Bhuna Kuta Zeera
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala
  • 1 tbsp Amchur Powder

Ingredients for Aromatic Rice:

  • 1 cup Zebra Basmati Rice
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 4 Cloves optional
  • 1 Star anise optional


  • Soak Zebra Basmati Rice for 30 minutes
  • In the meanwhile start prepping for seekh Kebab
  • Chop onion finely and squeeze out as much of the water as you can.
  • Add Finely chopped cilantro and green chilies
  • Mix ground beef, onion, green chilies, cilantro, spices and flour
  • Toasting Cumin and Coriander seeds is one of the key to give Seekh Kababs smokiness
  • 80/20 is Ideal Meat for Seekh Kebab But if you don’t have 20% fat in it, you can add Butter or Ghee
  • If you are not grilling it, Smoke the mixture with coal to give it BBQ aroma
  • For Coal Smoke:
  • Burn the coal for 8-10 Minutes
  • Place coal on an aluminum foil piece resting in the middle of Seekh Kebab mixture
  • Pour Butter or Desi Ghee
  • Cover for 5 Minute JUST 5 MINUTES
  • You can Grill it, Cook it on Tawa/ Griddle or Bake It
  • While Seekh kebabs are cooking, drain the water from rice
  • In a pan add 2 cups of water, 1 cup of soaked rice, 1 tsp Salt, 1 Black Cardamom, 1 cinnamon stick, 4 cloves and 1 star anise.
  • Let it cook until water evaporates and rice are fully cooked.
  • Cover and let it rest on lowest heat for 5 minutes.
  • Serve with fresh salad and Seekh kebabs
Keyword Turkish Recipes – Seekh Kebab with Aromatic Rice and Salad

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