Homemade Doner Kebabs & Tzatziki
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Yield: 6
For The Doner Kebab
  • 500g lamb mince
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
For The Tzatziki
  • 300g Greek yoghurt
  • ½ cucumber, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tsps dried mint
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • salt to taste
To Serve
  • pita bread
  • shredded lettuce
  • sliced cucumber
  • sliced tomato
  • sliced onion
  • lemon juice (optional)
For The Doner Kebab
  1. Pre-heat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6
  2. Place the lamb mince in a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Mix together well - get your hands in there to really combine everything together.
  4. Shape into a loaf shape and wrap tightly in foil.
  5. Place on a baking tray and cook for 30 minutes or until cooked through.
  6. Remove from foil and place under a hot grill, turning to brown off the edges.
  7. Cover with foil again and leave to rest for 10 minutes.
For The Tzatziki
  1. Put all of the ingredients into a bowl. Mix together – add more seasoning if you wish!
To Serve
  1. Slice the meat into thin slices along the longest edge.
  2. Pile into warmed pita bread with your choice of salad and topped with tzatziki.
  3. Add a squeeze of lemon juice if you like.
Recipe by The Purple Pumpkin Blog at https://www.thepurplepumpkinblog.co.uk/homemade-doner-kebabs-tzatziki/