Meat, spices and aromatics hand cut by the Zihr can't be duplicated by motorized mixers, which emulsify and overwork the ingredients. Zirh mincing knives are popular in many areas of the Middle East where lamb and goat are staples and whole animal butchery is a necessity. Cuts that would need to be braised can be cooked faster after being minced.
Pallares boning knife to help trim and break down meat for the zirh. Wide Turkish skewers hold minced meat kofta perfectly as well as veggies and anything you want to include in your kebabs. Oaktown Spice Shop zahtar and urumql spice rubs are a great set of flavors to work off of as well.