About the Dish:
Iskender kebab is a traditional Turkish dish made with thinly sliced lamb or beef that is grilled and served over pita bread, topped with a rich tomato sauce and melted butter. It is often accompanied by yogurt and served with grilled vegetables. The dish is known for its flavorful, tender meat and the combination of the tangy tomato sauce and creamy yogurt. Iskender kebab is a popular choice for meat lovers and is a favorite street food in Turkey.
|Thinly sliced lamb or beef||500g|
|Pita bread||4 pieces|
|Tomato sauce||1 cup|
|Grilled vegetables (e.g. peppers, onions)||to taste|
- Step 1: Grill the thinly sliced lamb or beef until cooked through and slightly charred.
- Step 2: Warm the pita bread in the oven or on a grill.
- Step 3: In a separate pan, heat the tomato sauce until hot.
- Step 4: Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
- Step 5: Place the warm pita bread on a plate and arrange the grilled meat on top.
- Step 6: Pour the hot tomato sauce over the meat.
- Step 7: Drizzle the melted butter over the top.
- Step 8: Serve with a side of yogurt and grilled vegetables.