Shawarma Rolls

Shawarma Rolls

From   Hi Tea

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

This Middle Eastern style rolls are so delicious that you will want to have them often


  • Refined flour (maida) rotis 4
  • Boneless chicken leg 300 gms
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Green cardamoms, freshly ground 2 tsps
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Garlic, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Plain yogurt 1¼ cups
  • Fresh parsley, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Tahini paste 3 tbsps
  • Olive oil 3 tbsps
  • Lettuce leaves a few
  • Medium onion, thinly sliced 1


  • Place the chicken on the worktop and beat it with a steak hammer to make it soft and thin. Keep it on a plate, add lemon juice, cardamom powder, black pepper powder, 1 tbsp garlic and salt.
  • Add ¼ cup yogurt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.
  • To make the dip, take remaining yogurt in a bowl, add remaining garlic, salt, parsley, black pepper powder and tahini paste and mix well.
  • Heat 2 tbsps olive oil in a non-stick pan, add the chicken and cook on high heat, turning sides, till it is done.
  • To make the salad, chop some lettuce and put into a bowl. Add onions, 1 tbsp olive oil and salt and toss well.
  • Once the chicken is done, cut it into thin strips.
  • Place the rotis on the worktop, spread some dip on each. Place some salad and chicken strips and roll the roti. Halve each roll diagonally and place on the serving platter.
  • Serve immediately.