Mutton Coated With Eggplant (İslim Kebap)


Hello dear friends, today, as a Turkish foods family , we are preparing a delicious kebab recipe for you. Kebabs have a very important place in Turkish cuisine. Because almost all of the kebab varieties are loved and consumed by Turkish people. The recipe we will give you today is the islim kebab recipe. Islim kebab is very popular in Turkey such as Adana kebab, shish kebab and iskender kebab.

Known to belong to the city of Gaziantep in Turkey, islim kebab is one of the favorite dishes of eggplant and meatball lovers. This dish, which attracts everyone with its appearance and you can create a visual feast on your tables, has impressed everyone who tried it with its taste. This kebab, which is quite simple to make, is also a dish with a few ingredients.

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Mutton Coated With Eggplant (İslim Kebap)

Şerife Şakrak
Delicious kebab recipe
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 6 person
Calories 355 kcal


  • 2 pan
  • 2 bowl
  • Knife
  • Stretch film
  • Baking Tray
  • Baking paper
  • grater
  • Toothpicks
  • Plate


  • 400 gram ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • chilli pepper
  • tomatoes
  • peppers
  • 6 eggplants

For sauce

  • 1 spoon tomato paste
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • chilli pepper
  • 1.5 glasses of water


  • Firstly , peel and chop longlish eggplants and put them in a bowl, add water and 1 dessert spoon salt and cover the bowl with a stretch film , wait it about 20 minutes
  • For meatballs , put ground beef , grated onion , grated garlics , breadcrumbs , egg and spices and knead it well
  • Roll the mixture into the shape of meatballs
  • Put oil in a pan and fry the meatballs
  • Cover the eggplants with oil and put them in a baking tray and bake them in a 250 degrees oven for 15 minutes
  • Put two eggplants like a plus in a plate , and add 1meatball on it , fold the edges of the eggplants and add sliced pepper and tomatoes on them , stick toothpicks on them and put them in a plate
  • Put oil in a pan and add 1 spoon tomato paste , spices and 1.5 glasses of water and boil them , pour it on the kebab
  • Bake it in a preheated 200 degrees oven for 30 minutes
  • You can serve it with rice pilaf and potato puree


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To make it, simply knead the ground beef, onion, breadcrumbs and spices into a meatball. Then, the eggplants are finely chopped and after baking, add meatballs and combine them with a toothpick. Sauce with tomato paste is added to this delicious dish, and a more magnificent meal is obtained in this way. This kebab can be one of your favorite dishes as it is one of everyone’s favorite dishes. As a Turkish foods family , we strongly recommend you to try this delicious kebab recipe we prepared for you. Do not forget to write your thoughts in the comment section after you try it.

Bon Appetit!

Şerife Şakrak

Hello friends ! I am şerife . I am 21 years old . I am a university student . My department is translation and interpreting.

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