Aubergine Meatball Wraps (Islim Kebabi) is one of those traditional Turkish dishes mainly known by the regular households in Turkey. 

Islim Kebabi is comprised of the combination of sliced fried aubergines, meatballs and tomato sauce. If it sounds delicious to you, keep reading to learn how to make this Turkish dish!

Peel the aubergines vertically in zebra pattern then slice them vertically.

Fry each side of the aubergine stripes until they get slightly brown.

Lay 2 fried aubergine stripes on top of each other to form a cross and place one meatball in the middle.

Bring first one end of the aubergine up to the top and then in turn the other three ends to form a wrap. Secure them with a toothpick.

Repeat the same process until you finish all ingredients.

Cook in 180 C preheated oven for 30 mins and serve with Turkish pilaf rice.  Visit for full recipe and more Mediterranean flavours.