Forest Kebab

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Forest Kebab (Orman Kebabı)

Boneless lamb shoulder or leg - -1 kg
Onion3 large size280 gr
Carrot2 medium size200 gr
Potatoe4 medium size400 gr
Tomatoe2 medium size250 gr
Green peas1/4 cup35 gr
Salt1 1/2 teaspoon9 gr
Black Pepper1/2 teaspoon1 gr
Water (warm)1 cup200 gr
Thyme1 teaspoon0.7 gr


Cut meat into 2 cm (3/4 inch) cubes. Place in a saucepan with chopped onions. Cover and saute over low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally; drain. Cut pared and peeled vegetables into 2 cm (3/4 inch) cubes. Combine with green peas. Stir in meat. Season with salt and pepper. Add water. Cover and simmer for 40 minutes. Sprinkle with thyme before serving. Serve hot.

Servings: 8

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy391 cal
Protein22,8 g
Fat26,8 g
Carbohydrates13,9 g
Calcium40 mg
Iron2,44 mg
Phosphorus238 mg
Zinc4 mg
Sodium559 mg
Vitamin A3007 iu
Thiamine0,26 mg
Riboflavin0,26 mg
Niacin7,14 mg
Vitamin C11 mg
Cholesterol88 mg

Regional Characteristics:

This is a well known dish all over the country. It is served as a main course. 2 tablespoons of diluted tomato paste can be used instead of fresh tomatoes.