CHICKEN SHAWARMA

shawarma mThis sawarma recipe is in Pakistani style. You will get taste of Arabic and Desi spices. Try it today and give me your feedback.

INGREDIENTS FOR CHICKEN

  • Chicken                           1/2 kg , boneless
  • Ginger garlic paste        1 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder    1/2 tsp
  • Crushed red chili           1 tsp
  • Salt                                   to taste
  • All spice powder            1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice                    3 tbsp
  • Chili sauce                       1 tbsp
  • Soya sauce                       2 tbsp
  • Mustard paste                1 tsp
  • Oil                                     4 tbsp
  • Pita bread                        4-5

METHOD

  • In a pan add oil. Cut chicken in long strips.
  • Add all spices in chicken and cook till tender. Now fry it till light golden.
  • Set a side and prepare other sauces.

 

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INGREDIENTS FOR VEGETABLES

  • Cucumber                      1/2 cup, Julian cut
  • Carrot                              1/2 cup, Julian cut
  • Green chili                      1/4 cup, chopped
  • Olives                               1/4 cup, chopped
  • Vinegar                             as needed

METHOD 

  • Dip all vegetables in vinegar and keep in fridge overnight or at least 4 hours.

 

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INGREDIENTS FOR TAHINI SAUCE

  • White sesame seeds     1/2 cup
  • Garlic chopped              1 tsp
  • Olive oil                          3 tbsp
  • Lemon juice                   3 tbsp

METHOD

  • Toast sesame seeds and grind immediately. Add all other ingredients too and grind to make a smooth paste.

 

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INGREDIENTS FOR HUMMUS

  • Tahini sauce             1/2 cup
  • While chick peas     1 cup, boiled
  • Lemon juice             4 tbsp
  • Olive oil                     4 tbsp
  • Salt                             to taste
  • Black pepper            1/4 tsp
  • Garlic chopped        1 tsp

METHOD

  • Add all ingredients in blender and prepare paste.

 

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ASSEMBLING

  • Take a square butter paper, place shwarma on it. Spread humus and vegetables.
  • Place chicken on one side of shawarma and roll it.
  • Serve with any dip of your choice.
  • Enjoy.

If you want to make Pita bread at home than follow this recipe.

 

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INGREDIENTS FOR PITA BREAD

  • Plain flour           3 cups
  • Yeast                    1 tsp
  • Oil                        1 tbsp
  • Sugar                   1 tsp
  • Warm water       for kneading

METHOD

  • Mix all ingredients and knead with warm water. Leave it for 2 hours on a warm place.
  • It will be double in size. Punch it down on counter to remove air.
  • Roll it, use dry flour too. Cut same size of circles with any plate.
  • Grease pan or tawa and cook like flat bread/ roti.

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