Turkish Kebab Rolls

Written by Asma

May 1, 2021

Kebab is one of the most favorite foods in the Middle East, and this type of meal has spread more to be one of the most popular foods in the world. But although it has been a popular dish for a long time, its origin does not go back to the Arab world. It is said that kebab may have been a Turkish delicacy, when soldiers grilled pieces of the meat of the animals they hunted by planting them in swords over a campfire. The word kebab goes back to the Persian word kebab, which means frying, according to what the linguist in the Turkish language “Sivan Nishanin” reported. The word was mentioned for the first time in the Turkish script of Kyssa Yusuf in 1377, and it is the oldest source in which the word kebab was mentioned as a food. There are two types of kebabs, the first is minced meat and the second is the regular kebab. The minced kebab is prepared on a longitudinal column like shawarma, which is a mixture of deprived meat and flour or pieces of bread and is formed with spices as for the sauce. And Turkish Kebab rolls with meat is one of the most popular and beloved Turkish dishes.


Turkish Kebab Rolls

There are many marinades for kebabs with meat and methods for preparing it from it on charcoal and from it in the oven. So, if you don't know what to cook for today's Iftar, here is an easy-to-make recipe.
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Course: Appetizer, breads, Ground meat
Cuisine: Turkish Recipes
Keyword: kebabs, Rolls
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 547kcal
Author: Asma


  • 2 Pounds of Lamb shoulder meat minced
  • 1/4 Pound of lamb fat chopped
  • 1 Pinch of chili
  • 1 Cup of finely chopped parsley
  • 1 Pinch of sweet red pepper
  • 3 Minced garlic cloves
  • 2 Pieces of Turkish bread


  • Mix the meat with the fat with your hand
  • Add all the ingredients to the mixture while mixing very well.
  • Place the meat on metal or pre-soaked wood skewers.
  • Grill for about 5 minutes
  • When the meat is perfectly grilled; remove it from the heat
  • Roll thin Turkish bread over the meat; then spread the chopped parsley over the top.
  • Serve and enjoy with onions, tomatoes and roasted hot peppers.


Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 55.9g | Protein: 29.6g | Fat: 22.6g | Saturated Fat: 9.05g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8.34g | Sodium: 797mg | Fiber: 3.8g | Sugar: 3.29g
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