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


  • Debra Daniel January 8, 2019, 8:44 am


    Thank you for shawarma recipe, I really really like the way you explained it, Me and my family like shawarma when we ate it in asian restaurant so i’m going to try this one in upcoming weekend where we set together once in a week so this will be amazing can you please tell me if i use persian saffron in it ? Because i have purchased saffron in good saffron price that is why thinking to make a twist in it, this will be perfect or not give me some suggestion


    • Neel June 7, 2020, 11:27 am

      thanks for liking

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