21 September 2020

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Hello Everyone! Today I will share with you the ultimate recipe of Turkish food recipes. I guess you will all understand which food I am talking about when I say Turkish meat doner. Doner Kebab is a very famous dish abroad as well as in Turkey. As far as I know, it is possible to come across a doner kebab seller around any corner in your country as well. Since this food is prepared by placing it in special doner kebab machines, it is normally difficult to prepare in a home environment. In fact, at least two people line the meat on doner kebab machines in restaurants. But of course, this cannot discourage us right? I also didn’t give up and prepared a restaurant-tasting meat doner recipe for you. Moreover, you will not believe how easy it is to prepare. Just try it, and you will love love love!

Turkish Meat Doner (Homemade) - Et Doner Recipe

Turkish Meat Doner (Homemade) – Et Doner Recipe



Doner Kebab is a very famous dish abroad as well as in Turkey
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 1 d
Total Time 1 d 30 mins
Course Meat
Cuisine Turkish


  • Half a kilo of ground beef
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • Ground red pepper black pepper, cumin


  • Clean the onion and cut it very finely in a food processor.
  • Add ground beef, plain yogurt, spices, and salt and continue to grind in a food processor.
  • Continue mixing in the food processor for about 5 minutes.
  • Take it on stretch film and roll it up well.
  • Freeze in the freezer for 1 night.
  • The next day, take it out of the freezer and let it sit for half an hour until it has the consistency to cut.
  • Thinly slice your still frozen doner.
  • Throw it directly into the hot pan that you have greased lightly and fry both sides.
  • Your meat doner is ready to be served.


You can look at the video below to see the cooking steps in detail.
You do not have to cook all of your doner at once. You can store your minced meat in a deep freezer by portioning it in small quantities and making a roll. Make sure the rolls are tight. You can store your meat in the deep freezer for up to 3 months.
Keyword Meat Doner

Turkish meat doner is usually served with rice pilaf, sliced tomatoes, and onion salad in Turkey. I suggest you serve it that way too. You can also make a wrap by adding tomatoes and onions with your doner.

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