Kebabs with Eggplant

Patlıcanlı Kebap

This recipe is from my friend’s mother. She also took and send the picture.

Kebabs with Eggplant

The picture talks for itself.


  • Japanese eggplant
  • 2 onions
  • Tomatoes
  • Green pepper
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

For the meatballs

  • Ground beef
  • Ground onion
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp shredded cheese
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Cooking oil
  • Parsley
  • Salt
  • Spices
  1. Wash and pat dry the eggplants. Peel half of the skin of he eggplants. It should look like the fur of a zebra.
  2. Cut the eggplants diagonally, just to make openings for meatball. Do not separate the pieces.
  3. Mix all the ingredients for the meatball and make a meat dough.
  4. Cut the onions crosswise. Put them at the bottom of a frying pan.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes, sliced green peppers and 1 tbsp cooking oil.
  6. Shape meatballs and put them at the openings on the eggplants.
  7. Place the stuffed eggplants to the frying pan.
  8. Add about 1 cup of water and cook it at low heat.


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