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Shawarma Recipe (By Chef Gulzar)

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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.

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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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