Lamb in Lavash

Lyulya Kebab

Preparation info
  • Makes 24 pieces ; Serves

    8 to 12

    as an Appetizer
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

Ground lamb kebabs are enjoyed throughout the Muslim world, from Sumatra to Marrakech, but they reach their apotheosis in Turkey, Iran, and the former Soviet republics of Central Asia. Lyulya is the Azerbaijani version, and the use of fragrant fresh basil and sweet-sour pomegranate seeds make it unique among the ground meat kebabs. This particular rendition, which comes from the restaurant in the Hyatt Regency in Baku, is served wrapped with fresh herbs in thin sheets of the paperlik