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Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma
Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time

30- 35 min

Chicken Shawarma - This Arabian sandwich wrap is cherished all over the world. The light spices with zestiness of pickled vegetables and soothingness of humus gives it a very of a layered flavors taste. Learn how to make this Arabic fast food from scratch.
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  • For Pita Bread:
  • Self raising flour 250 gram
  • Flour 125 gram
  • Yeast 7 gram
  • Salt 7 gram
  • Milk 225 liter
  • Sesame oil 60 gram
  • For Salad:
  • Vinegar 1 cup full
  • Julienne carrot 1
  • Julienne cucumber with skin 1
  • Julienne Beetroot 1/2
  • Salt a pinch
  • For Chicken:
  • Julienne chicken breast 150 gram
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Garlic 1 tsp
  • Crushed red chili 1 tsp
  • Salt per taste
  • For Humus:
  • Chickpea 1 cup (boiled)
  • Black pepper 1/2 tsp
  • Curd 250 gram
  • Salt a pinch
  • Tahini sauce 2 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. For Pita Bread: Combine both the flours, yeast, salt and mix well.

  2. Then add some milk to it and make sure that salt and yeast grains are fully mixed.

  3. Then add the rest of the milk and sesame oil steadily. Knead well.

  4. Now to properly knead the dough, put it on the shelf, use oil to knead if dough is too sticky as it will be very soft.

  5. When oil is properly mixed with the dough, sprinkle some flour on the counter and knead the dough so that it becomes bit soft and firm. Leave aside for 10 minutes.

  6. Preheat oven at 180 degree C.

  7. Make medium size balls of the dough.

  8. Now spread out the balls on floured surface, in desired size round breads with the help of a rolling pin.

  9. Place the breads on a greased baking tray.

  10. Place the tray on the lower rack of the oven.

  11. Bake the pita bread for 8–10 minutes. Watch from the oven glass that the bread has risen.

  12. For Salad: Heat vinegar in a pan and add carrot, cucumber and salt to it.

  13. When tender or little soft take out of the vinegar and keep aside.

  14. Now add beetroot to the vinegar and cook for a while and then takeout.

  15. For Chicken: Heat oil in a pan and sauté garlic and add chicken, salt and red chili.

  16. Cook till chicken is done.

  17. Foe Humus: Put chickpea, tahini sauce, salt, black pepper and curd in a blender and blend well.

  18. Cut the pita bread from center. It will be like a pocket. Fill it with salad, hummus and chicken and serve.

  19. Serve and enjoy.

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Comments posted by users for Chicken Shawarma recipe:

  1. what is the meaning of tahini sauce in english?

    on Sep 18 2014 3:59AM Report Abuse TAJRIANSHARLIN
  2. Very nice........yummy....should be eaten hotPls share teetar bater recipe....fried andNanqatai using only maida,elaichi,ghee

    on Aug 21 2014 12:26PM Report Abuse SALEHA NUDRAT
  3. nice!......................

    on Feb 21 2013 12:11PM Report Abuse ARHAM ALI
  4. app mughay bauhat achay cheih lagtay hain aur app ki recipe bhi bauhat achi hoti hai please try me of shwarma recipe

    on Dec 16 2012 10:23AM Report Abuse SARAM
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    on Oct 13 2012 1:25PM Report Abuse KHALID
  6. chef ap dobara kabhi shawarma banayai ta ky me bhi shawarma bana sakho mujy time bata dy

    on Oct 2 2012 7:53AM Report Abuse MAHNOOR
  7. wanted chicken shawarma chef zakir

    on Oct 9 2011 4:08AM Report Abuse MUBARAK579@YAHOO.COM

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