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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By |December 22nd, 2012|14 Comments


  1. onyxx March 28, 2013 at 12:11 pm - Reply

    Ummmmmmm cnt wait to try this tomorrow

  2. soffy January 30, 2013 at 6:10 am - Reply

    I really like dis.. Will definitely try it

  3. priscy January 10, 2013 at 4:38 am - Reply

    this will really taste good. I will definitely try it out this weekend

  4. chic therapy January 5, 2013 at 7:13 pm - Reply

    Happy new year hun!

  5. Ladi December 28, 2012 at 9:47 am - Reply

    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.

  6. Obi December 23, 2012 at 2:31 pm - Reply

    Hmmmmmmmmmm … I wonder how it will taste with chicken.

    • 9jafoodie
      9jafoodie December 24, 2012 at 9:42 am - Reply

      Humm… it will taste good.. but chicken will dry out faster

  7. Adura Ojo (Naijalines) December 22, 2012 at 9:39 am - Reply

    Looks nice, 9jaFoodie. Does it taste like suya?
    Happy holidays!

    • 9jafoodie
      9jafoodie December 22, 2012 at 9:42 am - Reply

      Happy Holidays!! …. not really, the taste is a bit different but it’s reminiscent of suya…

  8. Adura Ojo (Naijalines) December 22, 2012 at 9:38 am - Reply

    Looks nice, 9jaFoodie. Does it taste like suya?

    Happy holidays!

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