Arabic Shawarma – Best Arab Food To Try

Arabic Shawarma

Shawarmas are famous in every city; you are going to remember the taste only if you have had a bite of proper shawarma. If you have recently moved in or want to make friends in the neighborhood, try making some Arabic shawarma to lure everyone. If you are still not aware of shawarma, then let’s talk about it. Shawarma is a dish originated from the middle east, which wraps the meat slices in it. The meat slices are slowly roasted in a vertical spit, and when it is cooked on the upper side, thin layers are taken off. 

Shawarma is a portion of very popular street food and is now made with chicken, beef, lamb, etc. Also, it is considered a very healthy dish option the way it is prepared. Let’s discuss this mouth-watering dish of the middle east.

Chicken Arabic Shawarma Recipe

Just a handful of exotic middle eastern spices make this shawarma so delicious that you are going to crave for it right now. And if you are planning to feed your guests then already to cook more of these. Let’s dig into the recipe that everybody is talking about. These are some of the incredibly easy steps to prepare shawarma.

Best Arabic Shawarma
Best Arabic Shawarma

 Ingredients For Arabic Shawarma

  • Half cup white sesame seeds
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Lemon juice
  • Pepper powder
  • Garlic
  • Coriander
  • Garlic powder 
  • Ginger powder
  • Black pepper powder
  • Allspice powders
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Paprika chili powder
  • Nutmeg
  • Green cardamom
  • Turmeric powder
  • Cloves 
  • Shawarma spice powder
  • Boneless chicken breasts

Prepare Tahini For Chicken Shawarma

Dry roast sesame seeds on low flame for a minute or so until it turns light brown. Let it cool down and then coarse grind it in the first step, then add olive oil in the second step to smoothen it.

Prepare Tahini – Garlic Sauce

Take lime juice and pepper powder, 1 tablespoon respectively. Add 3 big cloves of garlic, salt and Tahini prepared in step 1. Give all the ingredients a smooth grind and the sauce is ready. 

Prepare Shawarma Spice Powder

Take Coriander powder – 1 tbsp Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp, Garlic powder – 1 tsp, Ginger powder – 1 tsp, Black pepper powder – 1 tsp, All spice powder – 1/2 tsp, Cinnamon stick -1 inch piece, Paprika/chili powder – 1tbsp, Nutmeg – 1/2 piece, Green cardamom – 4, Cloves – 1/2 tsp, Turmeric powder and grind it into a fine powder. The Shawarma spice powder is ready. 

Arabic Cuisine- Best Arabic Shawarma
Arabic Cuisine- Best Arabic Shawarma

Chicken Marination For Chicken Shawarma 

To marinate the chicken, it takes 6 hours. Take 3 tbsp of shawarma spice powder, boneless chicken breasts, lime juice, salt. Make the chicken slices as thin as possible, add all the ingredients, and refrigerate it. 

Cook The Chicken

To cook the chicken, you need to prepare the stand. Take a potato by slicing both the sides to get the base. Take a tin lid and make a hole in the middle to stick the potato base chicken and tin together with a skewer. Now add a tomato on the top. Then place a pressure cooker with salt spread up to 1 inch and lay a plate in it. Now close the cooker, remove the whistle and preheat for 15 minutes. You can place the chicken with a stand on the plate in the cooker. Now just cook it on low flame for 30 minutes, check when the chicken is ready take it out. Your finger-licking shawarma is ready at home. 

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