Lamb Kavurma is a classic Turkish dish enjoyed during Kurban Bayramı. Here’s an easy recipe for you to make with your Kurban meat.

Roasted Lamb (Kurban Kavurma)

Serves 10


2kg lamb chunks

3 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon thyme

Recipe Box – Meat Dishes – Roasted Lamb (Kurban Kavurma)


Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add the meat and cook over a medium heat until sizzling. Cover and simmer gently until the meat is cooked (approximately one hour). Turn the meat over occasionally with a wooden spoon.

Add the salt, pepper and thyme and cook for a further 15 minutes

Serve the hot kavurma with a side dish of rice, bulgur salad or vegetables.

Recipe Box – Meat Dishes – Roasted Lamb (Kurban Kavurma)


Afiyet Olsun!


  1. Hi a really good meal.We have recently spent six weeks in Ovacik and did this meal a couple of times.Really easy to do.My first time in following a recipe.Will certainly try this back home.

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