Yogurtlu Kebab

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Complex

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

  • About

Most of us have eaten shish kebab served with pilaf. This classic Turkish kebab is served on top a bed of warm pita bread, then drizzled with a cumin-flavored tomato sauce and one with yogurt and garlic. It’s a really wonderful combination, the textures very complex and the flavors quite rich. You may come to prefer this to the more restrained conventional kebab. As a summer variation, try adding fresh peeled and diced tomatoes, sprinkled with cumin, to the yogurt sauce and omit the cooked