12 Reviews

Excellent. I followed recipe except used ground turkey meat, 7% fat, left in fridge 2 hours, then made some sausage like rolls, fried them with pan top on, in olive oil till done (about 165FÂș), then put under broiler to brown. everyone loved them. My wife has lived in Iran and thought it ranked very well with what she remembered.

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tlrcausa March 23, 2011

WOW!! This was better than any restaurant I've had, my husband couldn't tell what type of meat I used, he couldn't believe it was ground beef, because it was so moist and flavorful. I did have a problem with the meat falling off the skewer though any tips would be helpful....

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rdoyle007girl July 29, 2009

Holy Moses these are good! Aside from adding chopped parsley (which I did), I can't think of anything to make them better except to make more!! I served it with tzatziki sauce, basmati rice, halloumi cheese and an arugula and tomato salad. YUM!

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2hot2handle June 11, 2009

Wonderful flavor! I didn't have time to refrigerate overnight, so I let it chill for a couple of hours. Wow! What tender meat! This was outstanding, and I intend to make again and serve with a yougurt sauce, as that tangy flavor would be a real compliment to the meat. The only change I made was to add some chopped italian parsley to the mix. I used beef this time, but will make again with lamb.

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IngridH February 14, 2009

Excellent! I also add a bit of Sumac and squeeze a bit of extra lemon over the cooked kababs! My husband and I LOVE this dish!

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PearTree June 22, 2008

I am ecstatic that this recipe is on Recipe Zaar!! This dish is a family favorite and I've been trying to get it right. Great combination here! I only omitted the flour. Don't forget to include grilled tomatoes along with the hot basmati rice as well as jalapenos, a yogurt & cucumber salad (mast-o khiar)or shirazi salad (cucumber,tomato&onion) &/or the spice sumac to sprinkle over the dish(available in food specialty stores). Thanks for the post!

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CookofLove August 19, 2007

This is OMG good!I used ground turkey and mixed everything up in the am. I used tlrcausa's idea of making sausages and cooking in some olive oil on the stove top. Mine browned nicely and I didn't need to put them under the broiler. I served with tzatiki. So, so good!. I can't wait to make these again. Thanks so much for posting.

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Lucky in Bayview September 28, 2011

love it, easy and tastes authentic!

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MsB04 February 17, 2013

My SO is Persian, so I've slowly been taking on Persian food. This recipe was not only unbelievably easy, but he said it was better than his mom's!! Not sure how much of that was truth vs. BS to make me feel good about my first attempt. Regardless, we both gorged ourselves on amazing kabab. I live in an apartment and don't have access to a grill, so i used the broiler and flattened the meat out into strips on a foil lined pan. Cooked for 10 minutes before flipping. Perfect solution if you don't have a grill.

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estherhouck January 26, 2016

Tasty! This was the first of three different koobideh recipes we tried, and by far the winner. I used a 50/50 mixture of beef and turkey; breadcrumbs instead of flour, and sprinkled sumac over the hot koobideh - freaking delicious!! Thank you for sharing this recipe : )

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