How to wrap shawarma?
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Shawarma or shawarma is a traditional oriental dish. You can buy this tasty delicacy almost everywhere, but many people prefer to cook it yourself, because you can add and exclude some ingredients. However, the most frequent problems arise with how to properly wrap shawarma. Consider the whole process of cooking this dish.
In order to make shawarma at home, you will need:
- 300-400 g of chicken meat
- Two pita
- 100 gr. cucumbers and tomatoes, Korean carrots
For sauce required:
- 400 g sour cream or low-fat mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon tomato paste
- Several cloves of garlic
- Fresh greens
- Red or black pepper
First you need to prepare products for filling shawarma. The chicken must be cut, if desired, pour the marinade, then fry or bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes.
While the chicken is cooking, finely chop the rest of the ingredients for the toppings - tomatoes, cucumbers, Korean carrots.It is necessary to use separate containers for each product - it will be more convenient when filling shawarma.
Next, prepare the sauce. In the base - sour cream or mayonnaise add tomato paste, herbs, pepper and squeeze garlic. Salt is added to taste. After that, the sauce must be thoroughly mixed.
Pita bread for shawarma must be fresh, otherwise wrapping ingredients in it will be problematic - the sheet will tear. Therefore, pita bread must be bought on the day of cooking shawarma.
How to wrap shawarma tips
Pita bread is laid out on the table, after which two thirds of the leaf surface is smeared with the sauce that we prepared. The sauce should be spread in a thin even layer over the surface of the pita.
Next, lay out the filling layers. Sauce should be added between them to make shawarma juicier. The order of laying out is not important, it is worth remembering that the products must alternate.
After that, the shawarma must be turned, for this it is necessary to tuck the edges on the long side of the sheet of pita. Next, the sheet folds into a tube, starting from either narrow side. Filling with this method should be pressed with your fingers so that the shawarma will be more dense.
If you have difficulties with this process, then on the Internet it is easy to find a video - how to wrap a shawarma. Using it will be even easier to learn how to cook this dish.
At home, shavarma is usually stored in a plastic bag in a refrigerator, so that it does not dry out and unfold. To heat the finished product can be both in the pan and in the microwave.
Shawarma can be served to almost any drink. In addition, it is a good snack that will delight both adults and children. Bon Appetit!