Chelo Kebab Recipe
The chelo kebab is the national dish of Iran. Served on skewers over a bed of rice, this recipe is basic, yet full of flavor. I prefer to grill this over a charcoal grill than over a gas grill because the flavor is much better. If you do not have a grill, use the broiler in your oven.
- 1 lb. ground beef or lamb
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 large onion, chopped
Take about 1/4 meat mixture and make into a ball. Place ball through flat skewers, and shape into square cigar-like shapes. Repeat with remaining meat.
Place on grill and cook about 4-6 minutes each side, until meat is no longer pink and is done.
Serve over a bed of white rice and pita bread. Serve with a salad, like a fattoush or tabbouleh.
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