Kabob Koobideh (Minced Beef Kabobs) Recipe

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What is Kabob Koobideh 

A famous Persian recipe made with ground lamb or beef, sometimes the combination of both you can easily find on Iran’s streets. These mouthwatering Kabobs are grilled over coals. You can serve them with Persian Steamed Rice at a friend’s partyor prepare them at home to treat your family to the most delicious meal out there.


Kabob Koobideh Recipe

In this article, you’ll learn how to prepare Kabob Koobideh at home. This recipe will make you feel right at home. Trust me; even if you’re not more of a cooking guy, you would love to cook food for yourself at home after following our blog.

Let’s look into the recipe ingredients and preparation method.


  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled
  • 1 ½ pound double-ground ground beef
  • 2 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons sumac, plus more for serving
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • bread, to serve
  • olive oil, to serve
  • Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • Persian basil
  • limes wedges for serving


  1. Grate the onion in a chopper and mix it with ground beef in a large bowl.
  2. Add seasonings (salt, black pepper powder, turmeric, and ground sumac) to the bowl. 
  3. Knead it thoroughly for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Cover the mixture with a plastic wrap.
  5. Keep the kebab mixture in the refrigerator and leave it for 8 to 12 hours.
  6. Place the beef mixture on a skewer and flatten it.
  7. Grill the kabobs on the grill.
  8. Turn the kabobs often to avoid burning.
  9. Grill a few tomatoes and peppers to serve on the side.
  10. Kabobs can be served with rice.

Wrapping up

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