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The best recipes for home shawarma

Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы

Shaurma, Shaverma (Arab.), In some countries called Doner Kebab, Doner Kebab (tour.) - Middle Eastern (Levantine) dish of pita or pita, stuffed with grilled meat, then chopped meat (lamb, chicken, less veal , Turkey) with the addition of spices, sauces and fresh vegetable salad. In non-Muslim countries, pork may also be found. It is used without using cutlery.

Shaurma is a dish of Arab origin, which is an excellent snack. Shawarma is prepared using lavash, sauces, salad and grilled meat. Shaurma at home is prepared easily and quickly, it is great for dinner, which according to proper nutrition should include protein and vegetables.


For Shawarma meat is selected - mutton, turkey, beef, chicken, sometimes pork . Meat is roasted by special technology in the vertical grills intended for this purpose. The pieces are threaded onto a vertically placed spit rotating around its axis and relative to the heating elements along the spit. As the meat is roasted, it is cut using a long knife (or a special electric disk knife) with thin pieces that fall into the pallet. These pieces are then further crushed.

Together with the meat, the sauce ( white garlic and red tomato ) and vegetables ( tomatoes, cabbage and cucumbers ) are added to the filling of pita bread or pita.

Shaurma with mushrooms

Шаурма с грибами - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 3 pieces.
  • Mushrooms champignons - 200 grams.
  • Chicken fillet - 200 grams.
  • Gherkins - 100 grams.
  • Hard cheese - 150 grams.
  • Black cabbage - 200 grams.
  • Carrots - 100 grams.
  • Cucumber - 1 piece.
  • Mayonnaise - 100 grams.
  • Ketchup - 100 grams.
  • Spice hops-suneli - to taste.

Cooking method:

  • Chicken fillet boil, cut into slices.
  • Mushrooms rinse, cut, fry in a pan until cooked.
  • Mix the ketchup and mayonnaise until smooth.
  • Grate the cheese on a fine grater.
  • Cabbage finely chop, cucumber cut into plates.
  • Gherkin carrots cut into cubes.
  • Pour lavash sauce, lay out the filling layers: meat, cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, gherkins.
  • Lubricate the filling with sauce, sprinkle with spices and grated cheese.
  • Turn pita bread into shawarma, put it on a baking tray, cook in the oven for 3 - 5 minutes.

Shaurma with hard cheese

Шаурма с твердым сыром - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 3 pieces.
  • Tomatoes - 3 pieces.
  • Chicken breast large - 1 piece.
  • Cucumbers - 2 pieces.
  • Cheese is hard - 200 grams.
  • Mayonnaise and ketchup - to taste.
  • Curry, pepper black ground - to taste.
  • Carrots in Korean - 200 grams.
  • Black cabbage - 200 grams.
  • Onions - 1 piece.

Cooking method:

  • Cook chicken breast until cooked, cool, cut into cubes.
  • Fry up the ruddy meat with curry and black pepper.
  • Cut the onions into half rings.
  • Cut cabbage with straw.
  • Wash tomatoes, cut into slices.
  • Wash cucumber, cut into strips.
  • Grate the cheese on a large grater.
  • Lavash grease with ketchup and mayonnaise.
  • Lay out the lavash stuffing: meat, cabbage, carrots, tomato, cucumber, onion, cheese.
  • Fill the filling with mayonnaise and ketchup, wrap the lavash with rolls.
  • Preheat the shawarma in the microwave oven to allow the cheese to melt.

Classical Shaurma

Классическая шаурма - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 1 piece.
  • Tomato - 1 piece.
  • Cucumber - 1 piece.
  • White cabbage - 100 grams.
  • Chicken fillet - 1 piece.
  • Mayonnaise - 50 milligrams.
  • Sour cream is 50 milligrams.
  • Garlic - 3 - 4 denticles.
  • Adjika is 50 milligrams.

Cooking method:

  • Lavash put on the surface of the table.
  • Prepare garlic sauce: mix mayonnaise with sour cream and crushed garlic cloves, mix and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Lubricate the pita bread with a thin layer of sauce and Adzhika.
  • Chicken fillet boil until cooked, cut into small pieces and fry in a pan until rouge.
  • Lay the chicken on the pita bread. Spread the filling is better not in the middle, but on 2/3 of the edge of the pita bread so that it is convenient to twist it.
  • Cut cabbage, put on or near the meat.
  • Wash tomato and cucumber, cut into cubes (cucumber in a semicircle), lay vegetables over meat and cabbage.
  • Abundantly sprinkle the filling with sauce and ajika.
  • Fill the pita bread with shawarma.
  • Warm the shawarma in the microwave 1 - 1.5 minutes, then put it under the grill for a few minutes on each side, so that the pita bread becomes crispy.

Shaurma with potatoes

Шаурма с добавлением картошки - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 1 piece.
  • Chicken fillet - 500 grams.
  • Onions - 1 piece.
  • French fries - 200 grams.
  • White cabbage - 150 grams.
  • Carrots - 100 grams.
  • Ketchup - 100 grams.
  • Mayonnaise - 150 grams.

Cooking method:

  • Chicken fillet washed, salt, pepper, wrap in foil.
  • Fry the fillets in the oven until cooked, cut the foil and cook for another 5 to 10 minutes, so that the meat blushes.
  • Fried potatoes, if it is raw in a pan with an abundance of oil or deep-fried. Put the potatoes on a napkin so that it absorbs excess oil.
  • Onions cut into small cubes.
  • Cut cabbage with a knife or shredder.
  • Lavash put on a cutting board, grease with ketchup and mayonnaise.
  • Put on lavash meat, french fries, cabbage, carrots and onions.
  • From above grease vegetables with mayonnaise and ketchup, wrap the shawarma.
  • Put the shawarma on a baking sheet, heat in the oven until it blushes.

Shawarma without meat

Шаурма без мяса - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 2 leaves.
  • Fresh basil - 1 bunch.
  • Spinach - 300 grams.
  • Garlic - 1 clove.
  • Butter - 100 grams.
  • Cilantro - 1 bunch.
  • Mozzarella cheese - 100 grams.
  • Bulgarian pepper - 1 piece.
  • Ketchup - 100 grams.
  • Mayonnaise - 50 grams.

Cooking method:

  • Cilantro, rinse, dry, chop finely.
  • Basil and spinach wash, let dry and tear off finely.
  • Peel the garlic, crush the garlic, add to mayonnaise and mix.
  • Butter the butter, melt them a sheet of pita bread.
  • Over the oil, grease the pita with mayonnaise with garlic and ketchup.
  • Spread the spinach with basil on the pita bread.
  • Cheese mozzarella cut into pieces, put on the greens.
  • Pepper Bulgarian washed, peeled from seeds, cut into cubes, put on cheese.
  • Put on top of the cheese coriander, moderately watered with ketchup and mayonnaise.
  • Turn the pita into a roll, heat in a microwave oven for 2 minutes at 600 watts, so that the cheese melts slightly.

Shaurma without lavash

Шаурма без лаваша - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Baguette - 1 piece.
  • Carrots in Korean - 100 grams.
  • Tomato - 1 piece.
  • Chicken thigh - 300 grams.
  • Mayonnaise - 50 grams.
  • White cabbage - 150 grams.
  • Ketchup - 100 grams.
  • Salt, spices - to taste.

Cooking method:

  • Chicken gammon rinse, remove the bones, cut the meat into pieces.
  • Fry the meat in a frying pan until rudeness with salt and spices.
  • Cut cabbage and tomato into cubes.
  • Baguette cut into several pieces. Each piece is cut on one side, open it, remove the flesh, so that the walls are as thin as possible.
  • Lubricate the baguette with mayonnaise and ketchup all over the surface.
  • Put on the open baguette of carrots, cabbage, meat, tomato.
  • Minimize the baguette with the filling as tightly as possible so that it does not fall out.
  • Put the baguette on a greased frying pan, fry until crisp.

Shaurma with lettuce leaves

Шаурма с листьями салата - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 6 pieces.
  • Lettuce leaves - 300 grams.
  • Salt, spices - to taste.
  • Chicken fillet - 600 grams.
  • Garlic - 6 denticles.
  • Onion - 3 pieces.
  • Mayonnaise - 200 grams.
  • Tomatoes - 2 pieces.
  • Cucumbers - 2 pieces.
  • Dill - to taste.

Cooking method:

  • Onions peeled, cut into cubes. Fry the onions in a frying pan until transparent with spices.
  • Chicken fillet washed, cut into slices, add to onions.
  • Dill finely chop, add to the chicken, salt and pepper.
  • Fry the chicken until cooked for 15 minutes.
  • Cut the tomatoes into cubes, cucumber into straws.
  • Wash the leaves of lettuce, dry and rip.
  • Mayonnaise is mixed in crushed garlic, dill and spices. Stir the sauce.
  • Leave lavash leaf sauce, lay on it cabbage, meat with onions and juice, vegetables. Roll the pita into a roll.
  • Turn the shawarma into a food film, heat in a microwave for 1 minute.

Shaurma with minced meat

Шаурма с фаршем - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 4 pieces.
  • Minced meat - 300 grams.
  • Carrots in Korean - 200 grams.
  • Cabbage Peking - 300 grams.
  • Tomatoes - 3 pieces.
  • Onions - 1 piece.
  • Salt, pepper to taste.
  • Mayonnaise - to taste.
  • Ketchup - to taste.
  • Cucumbers - 2 pieces.
  • Cheese is hard - 200 grams.
  • Vinegar - 5 milligrams.

Cooking method:

  • Mince the fry in a pan with salt and spices until ready.
  • Onions cut into half rings, add boiling water, pour vinegar for 30 minutes.
  • Cut tomato slices, cucumber with long straws.
  • Grate the cheese on a large grater.
  • Cut cabbage finely with a knife for shredding.
  • Mayonnaise and ketchup mixed in equal proportions in the sauce.
  • Lubricate the pita bread with lavash sauce, lay all the ingredients on it with layers.
  • Roll the pita into a roll, cook the shawarma under the grill in the microwave 5 - 10 minutes before the rouge.

Shaurma with sausage

Шаурма с колбасой - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 1 piece.
  • Cucumber - 1 piece.
  • Tomato - 1 piece.
  • Sausage salami - 200 grams.
  • Hard cheese - 100 grams.
  • Lettuce leaves - 1 bunch.
  • Dill and parsley - to taste.
  • Mayonnaise - 50 grams.
  • Ketchup - 50 grams.
  • Garlic - 2 cloves.

Cooking method:

  • Garlic cleaned, crushed with garlic, mixed with mayonnaise and ketchup into sauce.
  • Cucumber and tomato cut into mugs or slices.
  • Grate the hard cheese on a fine grater.
  • Sausage cut into cubes, fry in a frying pan with spices.
  • Wash salad leaves and dry.
  • Finely chop the greens.
  • Pour lavash sauce, put sausage, vegetables, slices of lettuce leaves.
  • Sprinkle with greenery, hard cheese, grease with sauce.
  • Turn pita bread into shawarma, bake in an oven until crispy.

Shaurma with crab sticks

Шаурма с крабовыми палочками - Лучшие рецепты домашней шаурмы


  • Lavash - 1 piece.
  • Crab sticks - 150 grams.
  • Sardine canned-1 can.
  • Greenery - to taste.
  • Tomato - 1 piece.
  • Cucumber - 1 piece.
  • White cabbage - 100 grams.
  • Mayonnaise and ketchup - to taste.

Cooking method:

  • Cabbage finely chopped, mixed with mayonnaise to make it a little softer and juicier.
  • Cucumber cut into long strips.
  • Cut tomato slices.
  • Open the sardine jar, drain the liquid and mash the fish with a fork.
  • Crab sticks cut into cubes.
  • Wash greens, dry with paper towels, chop finely.
  • Lavash grease with mayonnaise and ketchup, lay out the filling: cabbage, sardines, crab sticks, vegetables, greens.
  • Pour the filling with a small amount of ketchup and mayonnaise.
  • Turn lavash into a roll, bake in a microwave oven under a grill until red.

Names in different regions

Countries in alphabetical order:

  • In Azerbaijan, a dish with white sweet and sour sauce and in lavash is called a shaverma, while traditional shaverma is called a döner-kebab or simply a "döner" (azerbæk dönər).
  • In Algeria shaverma is called a dener .
  • In Armenia this dish is called karsi-khorovats (shish kebab in karski). Shish kebab in karski is a large piece of meat on a spit, from which the pieces are gradually cut as they are made and wrapped in pincers (thin fresh leaf "lavash").
  • In Belgium, the name pita durum is used , or simply durum , if the filling is wrapped in thin lavash, or simply pita , if the filling is put in half of the pita.
  • In Bulgaria, the name of the dune is used, although in reality in Bulgaria only gyros are prepared .
  • In Great Britain they call abbreviated "kebab" from Turkish - Döner kebab .
  • In Germany, the name Döner kebab (German Döner kebab ), or simply Döner, is used . Also used is the name durum (from Turkish dürüm - wrapped), if the filling is wrapped in thin lavash. There is also the name of Turkish pizza (German Türkische Pizza).
  • In Greece and Crete, meat cooked on a vertical spit is called gyros , and the meat stuffed with this meat is gyros pita .
  • In Israel, for the same dish, the name shawarma is used , but due to the lack of vowels in the usual writing in Hebrew, the reading of "shvarma" is widespread; The Arabs living in Israel pronounce it as a Shuarma . It is served in a cake-pita, or in a thin pita-lafa. Indigenous Jerusalemites call Lafu "Ashtanur." Favorite seasonings - hummus, sesame sauce, "amba" (liquid seasoning from pickled mango), acute shug. The Israeli shawarma completely lacks dairy components in any form from the considerations of kashrut.
  • In Iran, a dish is called a "Turkish kebab" (Persian کباب ترکی kabāb-e torki).
  • In Kazakhstan, the name shaurma (shauyrma in Kazakh) is widely used if the filling is wrapped up in pita bread and doner (doner-kebab) if the filling is put in half of the pita.
  • The Lebanese name for shaverma is kubba .
  • In Lithuania, a dish is simply called kebabas (lit. kebabas).
  • In Poland, the name kebab (from Dönerkebab ) is used, corrected for the Polish accent (always on the penultimate syllable).

In the CIS:

  • In the Far East (Khabarovsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk), the name shaurma was adopted. In Blagoveshchensk - originally - shaverma. Now there are also the names of shaurma and donar.
  • The names of Shawarma and Döner are adopted in Central Siberia.
  • In Moscow it is used as shaurma , and in St. Petersburg and Belgorod the word shaverma is used . In the same between St. Petersburg and Moscow, Tver used the word shavarma . In Kaliningrad - shaverma , less often - Shawarma . In St. Petersburg, there is a variant of the dish "Shaverma on a plate", which is almost a classic second course. This version of the dish includes meat, vegetables, spices and fried potatoes. In 2016, you can see signs of "shaurma."
  • In the Urals (Yekaterinburg, Perm), both names are taken - shaurma for a dish, where the filling is wrapped in psyachtsa, and shaverma - when one half of the pita is taken and filled with stuffing.
  • In the Southern Federal District (Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Volgograd) the name shaurma is accepted.
  • In Pyatigorsk, as well as in other parts of the NCFD, a dish in the pocket of a flat cake (pita) is called (in Greek) giro . For its preparation, meat is stuffed with a pancake pocket, which is lightly fried on both sides and chopped vegetables, fried potatoes, a little greens, salad and sauce.
  • In North Ossetia shawarma is called stuffed beef (rarely pork or lamb), fresh vegetables, seasonings and lavash sauce, and chicken is tauk ("chicken" in Turkic). Slang name: shavuha, donja, scrolls.

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