Chicken Shawarma

Serves: 3

Cooking Time: 30 minutes + time to marinate chicken


  • For the shawarma:500 gm thinly sliced chicken3/4 cup yogurt1 Tbsp garlic paste1/2 tsp cayenne pepper1/2 tsp curry powder1/2 tsp cinnamon powderSalt as per tastePepper powder, a pinch1/2 tsp all spice (optional)1/2 tsp paprikaJuice of 2 lemons1 tsp oilFor the sauce:1/2 cup yogurtLittle lemon juice1 tsp tahiniSalt1 tsp garlic paste


For the sauce:

Whisk all ingredients and serve with chicken and pita bread / lettuce.

For the shawarma:

Marinate chicken slices in all the ingredients.

Keep in marinade for atleast 4 hours.

Pan fry chicken till dry and serve with pita bread / lettuce, tomato, sliced onion, green chillies, parsley and sauce.

Take pita bread/lettuce and spread some sauce. Add chicken, tomato, onions, parsley, chillies and make a firm roll.

Tip: If you like your shawarma spicy, add a little bit of chilli garlic sauce.



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