Chicken Shawarma Recipe (Shawarma Roll)

Homemade Chicken Shawarma Recipe

Chicken Shawarma is one of the favorite food of many people, especially kids love shawarma.

Now pita bread is easily available in the market so this is not difficult to make at home.

Try this easy recipe. When I made chicken shawarma at home I made mayo sauce instead of tahini sauce. Mayo sauce also tastes great.

Chicken Shawarma Recipe

Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Author: Admin
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 45 mins
Serves: 4


For Chicken

  • Chicken 200 gm (cubed)
  • Yogurt 4 teaspoons
  • Salt ½ teaspoon or to taste
  • Crushed red chili 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder ½ teaspoon
  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons
  • Oil 2 teaspoons

For Salad

  • Cucumber 1 small (Julienned)
  • Capsicum 1 small (Julienned)
  • Cabbage 6-8 leaves (Julienne)
  • White vinegar ½ cup

For Mayo Sauce

  • Mayonnaise ½ cup
  • Yogurt 4 teaspoons
  • Chili garlic sauce 2 teaspoons

For Tahni Sauce

Get tahini sauce recipe


For Chicken
  1. Combine chicken with other ingredients and leave for 15 minutes. Then heat grill pan, grease with oil, put the chicken and cook. When chicken is done break it into small pieces.
  2. If you don’t have a grill pan, heat oil in a pan and cook chicken until browned and done.
For Salad
  1. Mix salad ingredients in a bowl.
For Mayo Sauce
  1. Combine mayo sauce ingredients in a bowl.


Heat up pita bread on Tawa, place on butter paper; place chicken on one side of bread, top with salad and sauces. Now roll it.

Serve warm.

Image courtesy Hina Fareed

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