Chicken Shawarma

Make the best Chicken Shawarma at home. Try this recipe, tailored to achieve great taste and simplicity at home.  Now make this scrumptious recipe at home. #HappyCookingToYou.

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Whole Wheat Pita Bread:

  • Aata (Whole wheat flour) 2 cups
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 cup
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp
  • Cheeni (Sugar) ½ tbs
  • Khameer (Dry instant yeast) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Olive oil 4-5 tbs
  • Neem garam pani (Warm water) as required


  • Chicken boneless ½ kg
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 3 tbs
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tbs
  • Garam masala powder (Whole spice powder) 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice ½ tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Olive oil 1 tbs
  • usion Tahini Sauce:
  • Tahini paste 4 tbs
  • Garlic mayo 2 tbs
  • Dahi (Yogurt) Strained 2 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Pani (Water) 1-2 tbs


  • Tomatoes (Tamatar) Deseeded Julienne ½ Cup
  • Gajar (Carrot) Julienne ½ Cup
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) Julienne ½ Cup
  • Kheera (Cucumber) Julienne ½ Cup
  • Bund gobhi (Cabbage) Julienne 1 Cup
  • Jalapenos ¼ cup


For Whole Wheat Pita Bread:

In bowl,add whole wheat flour,all-purpose flour,salt,sugar and instant yeast and give it a good mix.

Add olive oil and mix well.

Now add warm water, mix and knead well until dough is formed, apply olive oil over the dough, cover and let it rest for 30 minutes.

After 30 minutes, knead dough again and cover, let it rest for 15 minutes.

Now take a dough and make 6 balls of the dough.

Sprinkle some wheat flour on working surface and roll the ball with the help of rolling pin into a flat round circle, cover & let it rest for 15 minutes.

Heat griddle and put round dough on griddle,cover and cook both sides on low flame until light brown.

For Chicken:

In chicken boneless,add yogurt,ginger garlic paste,whole spice powder,lemon juice,red chili powder,salt,black pepper powder,mix well and marinate for 15 minutes.

In frying pan,add olive oil and marinated chicken, cook until chicken is done.

For Fusion Tahini Sauce:

In bowl,add tahini paste,garlic mayo,yogurt,salt and water,mix well.

Pour fusion tahini sauce in the sneezing bottle and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes.

For Stuffing:

In bowl,add tomatoes,carrot,capsicum,cucumber,cooked chicken,cabbage, jalapenos, mix well and set aside.

For Assembling:

Take pita bread, cut from the center and make a pocket, add stuffing and drizzle fusion tahini sauce.

Take pita bread, add stuffing and fusion tahini sauce, roll it, wrap in butter paper.

Shawarma is ready.

Remember put upside down on griddle, this helps you to blow your pita bread very well.

When all the pita breads are ready for filling, do cover for avoiding hard crust and breakage of it.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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