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Low Fat Chicken ShawarmaLow Fat Chicken Shawarma


:Divya Burman

Recipe Servings


Recipe Cook Time

:30 Minutes + Time to marinate chicken

Knock off the pita bread to make a low fat chicken shawarma with lettuce. Stuffed with pan fried chicken, tomatoes, onions, chillies and a yogurt based sauce.

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  • For the shawarma:

    500 gm thinly sliced chicken

    3/4 cup yogurt

    1 Tbsp garlic paste

    1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

    1/2 tsp curry powder

    1/2 tsp cinnamon powder

    Salt as per taste

    Pepper powder, a pinch

    1/2 tsp all spice (optional)

    1/2 tsp paprika

    Juice of 2 lemons

    1 tsp oil

    For the sauce:

    1/2 cup yogurt

    Little lemon juice

    1 tsp tahini


    1 tsp garlic paste


For the sauce:

Whisk all ingredients and serve with chicken and pita bread / lettuce.

For the shawarma:

Marinate chicken slices in all the ingredients.

Keep in marinade for atleast 4 hours.

Pan fry chicken till dry and serve with pita bread / lettuce, tomato, sliced onion, green chillies, parsley and sauce.

Take pita bread/lettuce and spread some sauce. Add chicken, tomato, onions, parsley, chillies and make a firm roll.

Tip: If you like your shawarma spicy, add a little bit of chilli garlic sauce.

Key Ingredients: Chicken, Yogurt, Garlic, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Salt, Black Pepper, Allspice, Paprika, Lemon Juice, Vegetable Oil

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