Turkish Adana Kebabs Recipe

How to Make Turkish Adana Kebabs

Indulge your taste buds in the tantalizing flavors of the mouthwatering Adana Kebab recipe.

Named after the vibrant Turkish city of Adana, this traditional dish promises to take you on a culinary journey through the exotic spices and tender grilled meat that have made kebabs a global sensation.

Whether you’re hosting a barbecue party or craving a restaurant-quality meal at home, this recipe will surely become a favorite among family and friends.

So, grab your apron, and let’s get ready to cook up some smoky magic!

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


  • Onion 1 (sliced)
  • Tomato 1 (cubed)
  • Cucumber 1 (cubed)
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp


  • 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 a 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 the dip.