Chicken Shawarma

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Submited by Hina from Karachi


8 Chicken Thighs (skinless & boneless)
1 tsp. Mixed Spice
¼ tsp. Cardamoms (Choti Ilaichi) (freshly grounded)
Salt (to taste)
Black Pepper Powder (Pisi Kaali Mirch) (to taste)
¼ cup Plain Yogurt
½ cup Malt Vinegar
1 tbsp. Vegetable Oil

¼ cup Plain Yogurt
½ cup Tahini Sauce
½ tsp. Garlic (Lehsan) (minced)
Salt (to taste)
Black Pepper Powder (Pisi Kaali Mirch) (to taste)
2 tbsp. Lemon Juice (Nimbu Arakh)
1 tbsp. Fresh Parsley (chopped)
1 tbsp. Olive Oil (Zaitoon Ka Tail)

8 Pita Bread Rounds
4 medium Tomatoes (thinly sliced)
½ cup Onion (sliced)
4 cups Lettuce (shredded)


In a glass baking dish, mix together malt vinegar, ¼ cup plain yogurt , vegetable oil, mixed spice, cardamom, salt and pepper. Place the chicken thighs into the mixture and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a small bowl, mix together the tahini, ¼ cup plain yogurt , garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper, taste, and adjust flavors if desired. Cover and refrigerate.

Cover chicken and bake in the marinade for 30 minutes, turning once. Uncover, and cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is browned and cooked through. Remove from the dish, and cut into slices.

Place sliced chicken, tomato, onion, and lettuce inside of pita breads. Roll up, and top with the tahini sauce.

Note: Preparation Time: 10 Minutes, Cooking Time: 40 Minutes, Ready In: 4 Hours And 50 Minutes

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Reviews on Chicken Shawarma

The main thing to make the spices flavor chattni which you include in the spunch of shawarma, it is very tasty.
Mehreen - Lahore 5/2/2015 12:09:38 PM
Shawarma is a very heavy deserts and the taste of this is also not good like that as much as we include the ingredients in this dish.
nazish - karachi 7/6/2014 7:03:31 AM
Its looking very tasty but i am not eager to cook that is why i will ask to my mother to prepare this shawarma.
areeb - karachi 6/30/2014 5:07:36 PM
Hey i would glad if some one share Beef shawarma recipe in Urdu or tell whether the same recipe could be alter in beef shawarma by replacing chicken with beef..........
Naila Junaid - lahore 12/17/2013 5:19:16 AM
its.....yummyyyyy..i like it..
shaikh yasmin usman - india 7/24/2013 11:01:07 PM