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Keskek

Keskek is a ceremonial meat and wheat dish eaten in Anatolia, traditionally cooked for weddings and other other large celebrations. It’s a really satisfying and filling meal of lamb cooked in an aromatic broth with chickpeas and cracked wheat, then topped with brown butter (flavoured here with our BIBER BLEND and KAMMUN BLEND)

15 mins

1 hr 20 mins

2/5

Also works a treat with: Mutton or goat

Book: Mezze Legend Club Recipes (p4)

Goes great with: Chilli and garlic pickles (p194) and pitta (p1968) from How to Be a Mezze Legend

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Keskek is a ceremonial meat and wheat dish eaten in Anatolia, traditionally cooked for weddings and other other large celebrations. It’s a really satisfying and filling meal of lamb cooked in an aromatic broth with chickpeas and cracked wheat, then topped with brown butter (flavoured here with our BIBER BLEND and KAMMUN BLEND)

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Recipe

15 mins

1 hr 20 mins

2/5

Serves

Serves 4

Effort

Medium Effort

Main Ingredient

Lamb

Dietary

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste

Fragrant

Meal Taste

Rich

Origin

Popular Style

Middle Eastern

Country

Turkey

  • 500g diced lamb, or 2 aubergines for a veg version
  • 1 onion
  • 1 lemon
  • 30g butter or dairy-free alternative
  • 150g natural yogurt or dairy-free alternative to serve (optional)
  • 100g bulgur wheat
  • 400g tin of chickpeas




  • Large lidded pan
  • Small frying pan

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