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Spiced Moorish Lamb Kebab Recipe

Spiced Moorish Lamb Kebab
How to make Spiced Moorish Lamb Kebab

About Spiced Moorish Lamb Kebab Recipe: Succulent lamb kebabs popularly known as Tapa, originated in the Moorish region of Spain. Spicy kebabs flavored with coriander seeds, thyme, raisins and served with hung curd dip.

  • Total Cook Time 50 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Spiced Moorish Lamb Kebab

  • For kebabs:
  • 1/2 kg lamb mince
  • Coriander leaves (hara dhania), finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • A few sprigs of thyme
  • 5 Garlic cloves
  • Handful of raisins
  • 1/2 egg yolk
  • 1 cassia bark stick
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4 extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • For hung curd dip:
  • 600 ml hung curd
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Lemon (squeezed)
  • Salt (to flavor)
  • Handful of dill leaves, finely chopped
  • Handful of coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 cucumber (de-seeded)

How to Make Spiced Moorish Lamb Kebab

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Heat up a pan, and add cumin, fennel seeds, black pepper, coriander seeds, cinnamon & dry roast them until they start to change color.
Add the masala to a grinder.
Mince garlic, thyme, chilli flakes, raisins, juice of 1/2 lemon, olive oil and salt.
Add this mixture also to the grinder and mix it all together and keep the marinade aside.
Take a bowl and add breadcrumbs, 3 tsp of marinade mixture, egg yolk and olive oil.
Mix and make them into flat kebabs.
Rest them in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
Pre heat the grill pan and drizzle it with olive oil.
Gently lower the kebabs into the pan.
Finish it with butter for glaze.
Take out the kebabs from the pan and add water into the pan and let it reduce.
Add this reduction on the kebabs before serving.

Prepare hung curd dip:

In a bowl add hung curd, olive oil, chilli powder, black pepper, lemon juice, salt, some dill leaves, some coriander leaves, honey and cucumber.
Mix it well and serve it with the kebabs.

Key Ingredients: lamb mince, Coriander leaves (hara dhania), finely chopped, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, black pepper, coriander seeds, Garlic cloves, raisins, egg yolk, cassia bark stick, chilli flakes, Lemon, extra virgin olive oil, bread crumbs, butter, water, hung curd, extra virgin olive oil, chilli powder, black pepper, Lemon (squeezed), Salt (to flavor), dill leaves, coriander leaves, honey, cucumber (de-seeded)

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