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Tandoori Spiced Beef Kebabs

Beef Serves 4

This Ramadan AHDB & Shazans have been tasked to provide Iftar meals for the presenters at British Muslim TV, they have enlisted the help of Mr Tee and halal hangouts and their head chef Gregg to deliver 30 different recipes that you can try at home.

The recipes cover all ranges of occasions from hosting a meal for friends and family to quick recipes for those last minute Iftars. Using Lamb, Chicken and Beef from the British isles, prepared by Chef Gregg giving all recipes a British twist.

We will be preparing amazing dishes from around the world to ignite your creativity, tantalise your taste buds and get you cooking this ramadan. Whats more is we will be serving these up to the team at BMTV to keep them powered up well into the night.

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  • Preparation 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 12-16 minutes


500g beef steaks, cut into 2.5cm cubes

200ml natural low-fat yogurt or fat-free Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon garam masala

1 teaspoon cumin or jeera seeds, crushed

1 tablespoon chilli powder

1 tablespoon dried fenugreek or methi leaves, crushed

1-2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped or grated

1 x 2.5cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely grated

Juice of 1 lime

Chopped cucumber, mint and red onion salad, to serve

Wholemeal chapattis or pitta bread, to serve

Fresh lime wedges, to serve


  1. Put the beef cubes in a large bowl. Add the yogurt, spices, garlic, ginger and lime juice to the beef, season and mix well so that the meat is well coated. Preheat the grill to a moderate heat.
  2. Thread the beef onto 4-6 metal or wooden (soaked in water for 20 minutes) skewers and cook under for 12-16 minutes, turning once.
  3. Serve on top of warm wholemeal chapatti or naan bread, with a side salad and lime wedges.


If preferred, marinate the beef cubes overnight in the spice mix or, for speed, use a prepared tandoori paste mixed with plain yogurt.

Meat can bought at Shazans counters operating by Shazans Fresh Halal Market in select Tesco stores & Shazans Select in Morrisons. Or alternatively, Shazans pre-pack available at most retailers.

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