The Original German Doner Kebab. Not just extra Tzatziki, but plain yoghurt sauce, spicy sauces, curry sauces, and pepper sauces are on display, tempting the customer. thank you for sharing. (3), Once ready to serve, stir fry the meat in a large cast-iron skillet or non-stick pan until brown. Slice into thin pieces and place in between pitta breads or serve garnished with fresh tomatoes, cucumber or salad with dips. Kebab shops are very common in Europe, Australia and Middle East,  unfortunately this isn't the case in the United States. They are very large and I could get four bread pockets out of one bread. I will also be selling lamb and beef doner as well. The ingredients are whatever they are in the recipe I found — It’s not my recipe so I’m not positive of the measurements. A higher temperature and a longer time would have probably helped here, but I was getting impatient. Thanks for passing the word along! It definitely wasn’t vanilla yogurt, and it definitely wasn’t Yoplait or something similar. The United States is so behind when it comes to Doner Kebab! So, can you actually make a gyros or a doner at home? Today, there are well over 1,000 doner shops in Berlin, and over 16,000 in Germany alone. Since mine roasted in its own grease, I put the slices down on a broiler pan and cooked the meat an extra 5 minutes to try to get more of a crust on it and roast out some of the grease. Always make sure that there is enough oil in the skillet, the meat slices will absorb some of it. I made a tzatziki-like sauce, following this recipe and using half sour cream and half yogurt (I used Kroger brand plain greek yogurt). My version is definitely less greasy and heavy. Alternatively, it can also be served plain on  a plate garnished with salads and sauce. Doner Burger. Then, slice the meat as thinly as possible. Vegan KFC Style Cauliflower Chicken Wings. We lived in Germany for a few years and doner is one of the things we miss most and have not been able to find where we live! When made with chicken or turkey breast, it has less fat and calories than most other fast foods. Sorry I don’t have the measurements but you can play around with that combo! Take what you like best, both versions taste great and there is no difference in preparing them. I got a head of iceberg lettuce and chopped it myself, but they also sell it pre-chopped. I suggest being sure to do this step, as I hardly made an effort and my cabbage was still pretty bitter. Curry Fries. You won’t be able to fit them all at once. This is especially necessary when the customers are backed up around the corner! The meat is often chicken or pork, but lamb, turkey, and even some beef is available. In the meantime, place the flatbread in the hot oven and heat for about 2-3 minutes until heated through and lightly crisp on top. I have seen them all over the world under so many different names...shawarma, kebabs, doner...they seem to have caught on in every major city except the ones in the US, where I've only seen them in New York. If you love this, you should definitely check out my vegan chili cheese fries recipe, too! Cucumbers are KEY! Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 2-3 minutes or until dough has returned to its original size. Made the bread recently and again today it turned out great last time though word of advise: make sure you cover it VERY LOOSELY with cling film as the egg mixture with the raw dough can be rather sticky. Thanks for the follow. Mixing the tzatziki sauce! gmarquardt (author) from Hill Country, Texas on July 18, 2012: There are two students from Germany who recently opened a Döner shop in Austin, TX! You will love this easy homemade version. I’ve always wanted to know what was the difference between a gyros and a döner. Sadly no I think if you can find (or make) unsweetened yogurt, you will probably have much more success with the sauce than I. 2 T olive oil gmarquardt (author) from Hill Country, Texas on August 09, 2012: They are becoming more popular here in the U.S. I was in Germany in 2000 and 2010. Kebab shops are very common in Europe, Australia and Middle East,  unfortunately this isn't the case in the United States. You will find lots of Romanian and German recipes, but not only. My fully baked loaves! 4 tbs water Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter to receive updates. Give it at least 1 hour, preferably 3-4. Cover with a towel or plastic wrap, and set aside in a warm place for 2 hours (or until dough has doubled in size). The meat is usually sliced before being served wrapped in a flatbread called pitta. For a German gyros (the Greek style) you can use any meat you like, including pork. German Doner Kebab. So good! Pita bread is the norm, but some are store-bought, some are baked fresh right at the store, some are fluffy and light, some are thick and dense, and some are cracker thin. Bread sliced, toasted, and all ingredients standing by ready to fill. In a clean bowl, pour 2 tbsps. Put everything into a bowl except the chilli powder. (4 and 5). Doner Box with Fries & Salad. I can see why your son asked for it for his birthday., What’s missing? I lived I Turkey for 10 years, from 64-71 then again from 78-80. Both times the locals referred to it as “dönner.” This was in the Frankfurt region, so the name difference may be regional. I'm Blessing and I'm glad to meet you. Good luck! I bought 1 lb of ground lamb at the store, but will probably mix it with turkey next time — the smell and taste of the lamb was very overpowering. Now where can I find these sandwiches in the States? Just because you can eat Doner Kebab in Germany does not make it any more Turkish/German, than the fact that you can eat it in Britain makes it Turkish/British. One only needs to ask. It got less sticky after resting. This homemade version of rotisserie Doner Kebab Meat can be made with either lamb or beef. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. pinch of salt Heat up vegtable oil over medium heat in a saucepan. Split the wedges to obtain bread pockets. Remove the foil and grill for another 10 mins before bringing out from grill. The entire recipe works beautifully but there is too much salt in the meat and sauce. Doner Chips & Cheese. See pictures below for reference. If you have a mixer, the recipe recommends that you “put all ingredients into a mixer with a dough hook and mix for 30 minutes.” The key is to get as much air as possible out of the meat. I read a little and found out that both are actually quite the same thing, that is pieces of meat placed on a vertical rotisserie, which turns slowly in front of an electric broiler. Turkish food made such an impact on me that I Bacame a chef. Loosely cover the dough with plastic wrap and place in a warm place to rest for 20 minutes or until dough has risen half an inch or an inch. I prefer going early in the day, right before they open for lunch. There are a few shops now in Austin, Texas. Then, make a tightly packed loaf and put it in a greased loaf pan. I wondering there’s any recipes for making the doner’s kebab meat ( or whaever the name is), which made from ground meat & flour so it can increase the size of the doners meat. Most recipes seems to call for roughly the same things–some with the dill omitted and with more garlic. So, there is meat, there is bread, there are vegetables, now you just need sauce! I am Ivy and here I share my flavorful and delicious plant based recipes with the world. And considering that the gyros is street food or fast food, it is rather healthy actually. Put all together, the sandwich is perfection. The white sauce, or garlic sauce is made with equal parts mayo, single cream and yoghurt. After mixing the lamb and spices, put the meat in a loaf pan. Doctors don’t recommend them either; a BBC study found that the average doner in England had around 1,200 … It is teaspoon all the way through, sorry for the confusion! 2 tsp sesame seeds, Shape the dough into rectangles (or as close as you can get…), then cover with plastic wrap and let rise a bit longer…. is the seasoning for the meat teaspoon or tablespoon? Doner Spring Rolls. i’m making it right now for my son who had it in europe and really liked it. Best of luck with the food truck Izmir I hope you have many years of serving up good food and making lots of $$$$. 3/4 t garlic powder White Kebab Sauce (this is the lamb kebab/chicken pakora type sauce)