Tas Kebabi

Upside-Down Kebab

Preparation info
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By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Stewed dishes occupy an important place in Turkish cuisine. One of the best known of these dishes is tas kebabı. This is prepared in various parts of Turkey in a variety of ways. Tas kebabı with pilaf is so popular it is practically a national dish.


  • 1 kg/2 lb shoulder or leg of lamb
  • 25 g/


Chop the meat into 3 cm/ inch cubes and put in a pan on medium heat. Shake the pan until the meat has browned and absorbed its own juices, then add the fat and onions and fry for 3-4 minutes, stirring, u