Recipe for Delicious and Fast Saffron Pan Kebab – Kabab Tabei

kabab tabei

          There are some days we have a lot to do or we don’t like to spend our time in kitchen for whole day, pan kebab is one of the fastest and delicious persian food that is everybody’s favorite and It will be ready in no time.

In the following I will tell you how to make a best pan kebab at home.


  • 1 lbs. Ground beef
  • 1 grated onion
  • 1/2 tbsp. Angelica ground (if pleasant)
  • Brewed Saffron as desired
  • 1/2 tbsp. Salt and pepper
  • Butter 1/2 tbsp.
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. sumac


first grate the onion and squeeze fully so the juice is all out. Put ground beef in a bowl, add grated onion, salt, pepper and if you like add Angelica ground to it. (it has especial taste to your kebab)

Add grated onion to ground beef

Mix and knead very well.

kneed very well

Now coat the bottom of a pan using one tablespoon cooking oil. Then spread the beef mixture in the pan using a spatula. Cut small piece of butter and put it around the beef mixture. Place the pan on medium heat and cover with a lid.

spread beef mixture

After 10 min the beef mixture had changed color and covered in its own juice.

beef mixture cooking

Now with a spatula, divide the mixture into strips, then pour half of sumac and brewed saffron.

divide beef mixture into strips

Cut 2 tomatoes to 4 pieces and place them on the pans.

cut tomatoes in quarters

After 10 min. flip the kebabs using a spatula and add the rest of sumac.

Flip the kebab

Wait for another 10 min, so kebab and tomatoes cook, keep the lid close for juicy kebab.

Ready to eat

This kebab only takes 30 min. to cook, don’t let the juice evaporate because it is more delicious with its juicy souse.

saffron pan kebab
saffron pan kebab

Serve with white rice or French fries.  

Bon appetite

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