Beef kofta kebab

Beef kofta kebab

Today we cook beef kofta kebab from minced meat in a frying pan. No gluing components are added to the minced meat, but the kebabs keep their shape well. How to achieve this, you will learn from the recipe. In fact, everything is very simple.
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Cook Time 26 minutes
Marinating and compacting time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 26 minutes
Cuisine Turkish
Servings 6 people
Calories 113 kcal


  • 1 food processor optional food chopper
  • 1 mix bowl
  • wooden skewer
  • 1 frying pan grill
  • 1 cooking brush
  • 1 knife
  • 1 meat grinder
  • 1 chopping board


  • 250 g beef
  • 1 pc red onion
  • bunch parsley
  • ¼ tbsp hops suneli
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Prepare everything you need. Beef is soft to choose, onions are suitable and ordinary white.
    Ingredients for beef kofta kebab
  • Chop the onion and garlic at random and place in a food processor. Scroll until you get small pieces. You can also chop it with a knife.
    1 clove garlic, 1 pc red onion
    Chopped onion, garlic
  • Pass the beef through a meat grinder. It is better to use a grate for large minced meat.
    250 g beef
    Ground beef
  • Add onion and garlic, chopped parsley.
    1 clove garlic, bunch parsley
    Chopped onion, garlic, parsley
  • Season the suneli hops, add salt. Here you can take other spices or even limit yourself to salt and freshly ground pepper.
    ¼ tbsp hops suneli, 1 pinch salt
    Suneli hops, salt
  • Now comes the most crucial moment, mixing and knocking out. A lump of minced meat should be taken and thrown into a bowl. And so for at least 5 minutes. The mass should lighten slightly and become more viscous. For comparison, in the photo on the right, the minced meat is simply mixed, and on the left – well beaten. After all these actions, put it in the refrigerator for an hour, there the meat will be marinated and compacted.
    Minced meat with hops suneli, chopped parsley, onion and garlic
  • With wet hands, form a small ball, thread it on a skewer and distribute it along the length, leaving a couple of centimeters from the edges. Apply vegetable oil with a cooking brush.
    1 tsp vegetable oil
    Beef kofta kebab blanks
  • Place the kebabs with the greased side down on a hot, dry grill pan. If there is no such thing, you can use a regular one. Immediately lubricate the other side with oil.
    1 tsp vegetable oil
    Frying beef kofta kebabs
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes. Do not try to separate the meat from the surface of the pan with a spatula or fork, when it reaches the desired degree of readiness, it will lag very well and it can be turned over without any problems. On the other side, fry the same amount.
    Final stage of making beef kofta kebab
  • The minced meat kebab in a frying pan is ready.
    Beef kofta kebab


Calories: 113kcalCarbohydrates: 0.2gProtein: 7gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 34mgPotassium: 115mgFiber: 0.01gSugar: 0.01gVitamin A: 0.05IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg




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