Lulya kebab at home. Secrets of cooking
Lula kebab, called by many gourmets affectionately"Lyulyashka", is considered a traditional dish of Azerbaijani cuisine. Nevertheless, today it is loved by many residents of Russia and the near abroad. So, many fans of this dish begin to offer their own, somewhat different recipes. All of them end up giving a pretty tasty dish. Therefore, we will consider below the classical Azeri way of cooking lyulya kebab at home and new finds of modern culinary specialists.
For the traditional recipe, the following products will be required:
- 1 kilogram of lamb;
- 300 grams of fat from the kurdyuk;
- four medium sized bulbs;
- one teaspoon of black pepper (ground);
- one tablespoon of basil (as a dry powder);
Also needed a variety of greens and seasonings: basil, mint powder, stalks of green onions and garlic, as well as cress, tarragon and leek.
First, you need to make minced meat. We pass through the meat grinder half of the delayed fattening fat along with the onion. Twice we pass through the meat grinder mutton meat, first scroll simply meat, and the second time - meat-onion mixture to a viscous consistency of about 15 minutes. Add mint powder, basil, black pepper, salt. Stir well and then put for 30 minutes in the refrigerator, so that minced soaked with spices.
Secondly, you should form the sausages themselves. To do this, we moisten our hands in cold water and give the lumps of minced meat a lulia kebab. Then string the sausage on a special wide skewer. Now it follows from the remaining fat to cut thin petals, which later need to be put on top of the lyule. Now you need to fry them on the barbecue grill or place them on the topmost tier of the oven across the grill.
Thus, traditional ljulya kebab at home is easy to prepare. Only take time and desire. Now let's pay attention to more modern options.
At the same time, as far as can be judged fromnumerous complaints, the most common difficulty is that it does not work out of meat to fix the correct cutlet lulja. She just does not stick on the skewers and falls apart. Many recommend adding egg to eggplant, soaked stale bread, and unexpected suggestions, for example, add a little starch.
If you cook lulia kebab at homeaccording to the traditional recipe, there will be no such obstacles. After all, according to the above recipe, you need to prepare a fatty forcemeat (with fattened fat). It is the fat that will serve as meat-binding substance.
So, as a modern analogue, we will give a recipe for cooking lulia kebab at home from chicken meat. We will need:
- 1 kg of chicken fillet;
- two onions;
- two sweet peppers (Bulgarian) of a large size;
- 100 grams of cheese of any solid grade;
- 100 grams of butter (creamy);
- two chicken eggs;
- salt, black pepper to taste.
Bake kebab lulia will be on skewers made of wood,therefore it is desirable to lower them in advance in cold water for 60-70 minutes. This is done so that the meat does not stick to them during cooking.
So, first on the oven grill in grill modewe bake the Bulgarian peppers until they become soft. Then they should be cooled and cut into small pieces. Further, chop finely chicken, onion, cheese. Then mix all these products, pour in salt, pepper and place in the refrigerator for half an hour.
Then this recipe for cooking lulia kebabIt involves the formation of oval cutlets, only it is necessary to moisten your hands in cold water. We bake also half an hour, not forgetting to turn over, at a temperature of 180 degrees.
Thus, cooking lyulya kebab, recipewhich everyone can choose according to their tastes and possibilities, will be an excellent occasion to gather at dinner the whole family. After all, the result in any case will satisfy even the most daring expectations.