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Shawarma Recipe

Shawarma is a popular Middle East Appetiser
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On :
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Appetiser Recipe
Cuisine :
Middle East Recipe
Technique :
BBQ / Grill Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 kg Beef marinated overnight in 1.5 cup of Lemon juice
  • 1/2 Lemon sliced with the rind intact
  • 1/2 cup - Vinegar
  • 1 medium Onion (sliced)
  • Add to taste
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Butter
  • Cloves
  • Cardamom
  • Tahini (sesame seed oil)
  • Arabic bread
  • How to Make Shawarma:

    1. Remove beef the next day, slice in finger lengths and thin pieces.
    2. In a heavy iron skillet, add butter, ghee.
    3. Add sliced meat and cook until it turns brownish.
    4. Add to your taste, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and all spice.
    5. Check the flavour before adding salt and pepper.
    6. Prepare the following before serving.
    7. Tahini (sesame seed oil) thinned with lemon juice, water and salt.
    8. Crushed garlic is optional.
    9. Also a dish with thinly sliced onions mixed with chopped parsley.
    10. Serve meat warm in a large Arabic bread and surround with small pieces of cut Arabic bread.


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