Chelow Kebab

Chelow Kebab Recipe

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Miriam Bucholtz


Another recipe from my Middle Eastern friends, tweaked slightly by me over the years, but still faithful to the basics of it.

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10 Min
25 Min


1 1/2 lb
ground lamb (beef can be used)
One medium
yellow onion, grated
Two clove
garlic, chopped or smashed
One pinch
dried dill
One dash(es)
pepper (or lemon pepper)
One dash(es)
salt or garlic salt (or powder)
Two large
plum tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
1 1/2 c
sliced mushrooms
cooked rice; i prefer white

How to Make Chelow Kebab


  • 1Mix ground meat, spices, onion, and garlic in a mixing bowl. Form meat mixture into cylindrical patties. Place on broiler pan and place in stove and broil.
  • 2When the tops of the patties are starting to brown, sprinkle the mushrooms around the patties and continue to broil.
  • 3Just before you are ready to serve, place the plum tomatoes, inside down on top of meat, and broil for a few minutes more, making sure that the tomatoes do not burn. Serve over rice.

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About Chelow Kebab

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #Middle, #Eastern