Tsiren Dakeken Nama (Minced meat Skewers)

Tsere Dakeken

Dakeken Nama

You really want this stuff on your christmas menu, the taste is phenomenal; chopped onions and Yagi really bring out the best in minced meat. If you do not have access to a grill, you can make use of  a stove top  griddle or the oven. A MUST TRY RECIPE!


  • Minced Beef (ground beef) -2 cups
  • Yagi / suya seasoning – 2 tea spoons
  • 1 small onion (Finely minced)
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and maggi to taste
  • Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
  • 1 table spoon Oil

Other: Skewers


  • Soak kebab skewers in cold water for 2-3hours
  • Thoroughly combine the first six ingredients in a food processor or by hand. Refrigerate for  2-4 hrs (or overnight)
  • Mold mixture into sausages about 4cm long around each skewer, brush with oil and place on barbeque or grill. cook until  done ~ 2.5mins on each side (Turn frequently during cooking)



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  1. Tsiren Dakeken Nama (Minced meat suya) that basically Nigerian Kabobs. Funny I’m from the North but when we make this, we’re thinking middle-eastern food.

    Thanks for translating this to Hausa.