The most globally recognized flavor of Turkish cuisine is no doubt kebab. Because our country has the highest number of kebab varieties. In Turkey, almost every region has its own type of kebab. Although the ingredients of kebab are essentially the same, they are completely different from each other with their way of making, as well as their taste. In this article, we will mention different types of the world famous Turkish kebab. Here are the most delicious types of kebab...
1. Adana kebab
As the name suggests, Adana kebab belongs to Adana region and is one of the most consumed types of kebab. Made with minced meat, it is very similar to Urfa kebab. It is different from Urfa kebab just with its hot taste. Minced meat, prepared from the special areas of the meat, is wrapped around the skewer and cooked on wood fire for Adana kebab. It is served with bulghur pilaf and roasted vegetables.
2. Cağ kebab
Cağ kebab of Erzurum region is a very delicious type of kebab. The name “cağ” is the name given to the skewer around which the meat for this kebab is wrapped. Cooked as a whole, this kebab is put on “cağ” skewers and served with lavash.
3. Tray kebab
Belonging to Hatay region, tray kebab is made with minced meat. Minced meat is spread inside the tray, and potato slices and vegetables are put on it. Then, tomato sauce is added and it is cooked in the oven. And the result is a very delicious type of a kebab.
4. Eggplant kebab
Belonging to Gaziantep region, eggplant kebab is consumed a lot in Southeastern Anatolia region in especially winter. Eggplant kebab consists of eggplants, as well as meatballs made with a specially prepared minced meat. For eggplant kebab, meatballs and eggplants are spread on a tray in a patterned way, and peppers and tomatoes are put in between. As the eggplants are used without removing their skins, they must be definitely removed when eating.
5. Çökertme kebab
Belonging to Bodrum region, çökertme kebab has a really light taste compared to the other types of kebab. In its making, doner kebab meat is used. For serving, shoestring potatoes are spread on the bottom, then, meat doner and yogurt are put on them. In some areas, chips are used instead of potatoes.
6. Forest kebab
Belonging to Bolu region, forest kebab is quite different from the other types of kebab. Although it is called as kebab, it is a kind of meat dish. In its making, meat cubes, french fries, and water are used. It is usually consumed with rice and lavash.
7. Bundle kebab
Belonging to Manisa region, bundle kebab is easily prepared and is very filling. In its making, sauteed meat with lots of peas are bundled in a pancake, and garnished with béchamel sauce. So, it turns out to be a very different and delicious type of kebab.
8. Beyti kebab
Belonging to Urfa region, beyti kebab consists of meatballs wrapped in a crispy phyllo. Yogurt and tomato sauce is poured over it. Being very easy to make at home, this kebab is really delicious and is just one of the types of kebab of Urfa.
9. Oruk kebab
Belonging to Kilis region, oruk kebab looks like Adana kebab. In its making, full-fat ground lamb is used, and this minced meat is seasoned with onion and spices. It is usually served with lavash and bulghur pilaf.
10. Büryan kebab
Belonging to Siirt region, büryan kebab is also one of the most special delicacies of Ottoman court cuisine. Meat is served being placed on pita bread or flatbread. As a result, a unique and special delicacy comes to existence.
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