Wife Kebab Recipe

Wife Kebab


-1 kg. eggplant

-½ kg. ground beef

-4 tomatoes

-1 tablespoon of flour

-250 gr. sweet pepper

-1 tablespoon of tomato paste and pepper paste

-1 glass of water

-½ teaspoon of allspice

-¼ teaspoon of cinnamon


How to make Wife Kebab

Knead the ground beef, salt, allspice, flour in a big bowl. Make finger size meatballs and fry them in a hot buttered pan. Peel the eggplants as striped and then cut them 2.5 cm. lenght pieces. Cut 2 tomatoes into small pieces and put them on to a pot (the pots’ bottom should be smaller than its’ top). Lay the meatballs and sweet peppers to the sides of the pot. Put the eggplant pieces to the center of the pot. Cut 2 tomatoes into small pieces and put them on the top pf the pot. Mash the tomatoe paste & pepper paste with 1 glass of water and pour this to the pot. Boil this for 10 minutes and then turn the pot on a service plate and serve it. Bon appetite :)

  • telliecoin
    telliecoin says

    your recipes are very interesting :) i like them!

  • isilerol
    isilerol says

    thanks:) it is otantic meat food from turkiye.

  • MeltingWok
    MeltingWok says

    hmm eggplants with beef, this I gotta try. Love all how the blended spices comes together, yummy !:)

  • ashan
    ashan says

    I'm not sure where to get pepper paste here -- what do you suggest I replace it with?

  • isilerol
    isilerol says

    If you dont have pepper paste, then use tomato paste insted. I mean you can use only tomato paste in this food.

  • yongfook
    yongfook says

    looks yummy - what do you serve it with in Istanbul? rice?

  • isilerol
    isilerol says

    yep it can be served with rice, or flat bread which we call"pide".

  • Zulfia
    Zulfia says

    I like the name of your Kebab. lol.. We have a traditional kebab (Bangladesh/India) called "shami kebab' and 'shami' means husband... so your kebab will be nice company to mine.. :D

  • Zulfia
    Zulfia says

    what is the original Turkish name for your kebab?

  • isilerol
    isilerol says

    :) wife and husband kebab, good company:) The original name is "hanim kebabi" in Turkish.

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