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Shawarma Recipe (By Chef Gulzar)


Shawarma is eaten with pita bread, Lavash bread, tabouli salad, fattoush salad, taboon bread, tomato and cucumber. Toppings include tahini, hummus, pickled turnips and amba. Shawarma is a Middle Eastern sandwich-like wrap of shaved lamb, goat, chicken, turkey, beef, or a mixture thereof. The meat is placed on a spit, and may be grilled for as long as a day.


Ingredients Of Shawarma

  • 300 gm. boneless chicken
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp. black pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. barbeque masala
  • Salt to taste

Ingredients For Filling

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tomato
  • 4 pita bread
  • 3-4 lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup sliced green and black olives
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup pickled chilies and cucumber

Method Of Shawarma

  • Preparation of chicken, cut the chicken into thin slices. Now in a pan, fry chicken slices with garlic cloves. While frying add yogurt, vinegar, lemon juice, salt and tikka spice. Now dry the water of yogurt and set aside in a plate. Chicken is ready.
  • For salad, grate lettuce leaves, cucumber, tomato and onion into thin slices. Then add olive oil and mix with green chilies and cucumber pickle. Salad is ready.
  • For pita filling, put pita bread in a pan and toast briefly. Then form pocket in pita bread and fill with chicken mixture, hummus, tahini sauce, green and black olives with salad and serve.


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