Arabic recipes: Arabic Shawarma
What is Shawarma?
Shawarma is shaved lamb, goat, chicken, turkey or beef. Meat is placed on a spit to be cooked by side flames, it takes a very long time to be grilled and a special cooker should take care of it and move it around and shave the grilled parts. Shawarma is one of the deliciouse fast-foods across the Arab world, Europe and other countries because it's tasty and easy to go. Shawarma is eaten with any kind of bread or without,but Peta bread is the best. It can be eaten with sliced tomato and cucumber. Toppings include tahinsauce, pickles and grilled tomatoes.
Shawarma is a Turkey word means "turning".
Can Shawarma be cooked at home?
Nothing is impossible with people :)
The following link will take you to step by step recipe for Shawarma. You can replace beef meat by lamb, turkey or chicken meat. To have the flame effect, you can make a little trick.
What is the trick?
1- Cut a square piece of aluminium foil 10cm x10cm
2- Fold the sides to make a little plate
3- Place the foil in the middle of the pan which contains Shawarma
4- Put a piece of any greasy substance "cooking oil or margarine not your car's oil"
5- Burn a piece of coal to red then place it in the grease
6- Cover the pan firmly and leave it for 5 minutes.
Your friends will think it's a barbecue.
Here is the link to Arabic shawarma recipe
- Easy Recipes: Arabic Shawarma
Arabic Shawarma Recipe