Turkish Adana Kebabs Recipe

How to Make Turkish Adana Kebabs

Turkish Adana Kebabs is a famous Turkish food that got its name from Adana city. These kebabs are made with ground meat and spiced with other ingredients. Let try a homemade version of delicious Adana kabab.

Turkish Adana Kebabs

Recipe Type: Main Course
Cuisine: Turkish
Author: Admin
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 35 mins
Serves: 4


  • Lamb/beef mince 500g
  • Red capsicum 1
  • Brown onion 1
  • Garlic 4-5 cloves
  • Butter 4 tsp
  • Red chili flakes 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp or to taste
  • Boil rice for serving
  • Salad
  • Onion 1 (sliced)
  • Tomato 1 (cubed)
  • Cucumber 1 (cubed)
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp
  • Dip
  • Yogurt 1 cup (beaten)
  • Mint chutney 1/2 tsp


  1. Place capsicums, onions, garlic, butter, and other spices into a blender and blend to make a smooth paste.
  2. In a large bowl mix together mince with spice paste. Allow to marinate for 4-6 hours or overnight. (Overnight is good for more delicious taste)
  3. Divide the mixture into equal parts and put on a skewer.
  4. Cook over hot coals for 4-5 minutes per side or until done, turning frequently. You can also broil in the oven or cook on a grill pan.
  1. Mix all salad ingredients in a bowl.
  1. Combine yogurt and mint chutney.
Serving Suggestion
  1. You can serve all things separately or put Adana Kebab on the bed of rice, placing salad on one side on a platter along with dip.