A favourite Middle Eastern recipe made simple. 


  • 700g lamb mince

  • 1 white onion, finely diced

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tsp dried mint

  • 1 tbsp Baharat

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 2 tsp honey

  • Sea salt flakes and freshly-ground black pepper

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • Rice, peas and tomatoes, to serve


  • 1.

    Combine the mince, onion, garlic, mint and Baharat in a bowl and mix thoroughly.

  • 2.

    Add the yolks and honey, then knead for 5 minutes until very sticky. Season with salt and pepper.

  • 3.

    Divide into eight pieces, then form each around a skewer.

  • 4.

    Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, then grill over a moderate heat for 7-8 minutes, turning regularly, until cooked through.

  • 5.

    Serve with rice, peas and tomatoes. 

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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