Evenings with hot shawarma rolls to gorge on is a combination loved by many. Made with pita bread using a variety of stuffing, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian, this Lebanese or Middle Eastern variety of taco has gained popularity in India as a wholesome, fulfilling snack or meal.

If you are among those who love experimenting with different culinary recipes, shawarma is definitely the one that you would want to be a little creative with. You can innovate according to your taste when it comes to the filling for shawarma rolls. Here is a quick list of shawarma rolls that you could try at home.

Chicken Shawarma Roll

A sumptuous roll that you can indulge in as a snack or at dinner time, chicken shawarma roll is made of boneless chicken, parsley, lettuce, veggies of your choice and spices like black pepper, cardamom and tahini. Regular ingredients like onion, tomato and garlic along with yoghurt are easy to get, making this recipe a must-try during the festive season. The dish is prepared with proper marinated chicken, sauce made separately and veggies that may be baked or lightly tossed in olive oil. Enjoy it with a lot of stuffing for a mouth-watering, gratifying experience.

Greek Lamb Shawarma Roll

Prepared with minced lamb and loads of veggies and tahini, this is a variant that all lamb lovers may try. You could add some cheese to make the filling oozy cheesy too. Cook it in minced form or just like you cook mutton. Try innovative toppings or some spicy chutney.

Cauliflower Chickpea Shawarma Roll

If you thought that shawarma is all about meaty stuff, you may be wrong. There’s a delightful roll for vegetarians too. You can make it with baked or roasted cauliflower and chickpeas, lightly spiced with paprika, garlic, cumin, black pepper and a wee bit of ginger powder. The tzatziki sauce is the best accompaniment and when rolled into the bread. It makes for a heavenly Mediterranean flavoured dish.

Whether you wish to try making these at home or want to venture out into the many Middle Eastern joints out there, shawarmas are a must-try this season. Those prepared at home can be given a healthier twist, while you can also get creative with the fillings for the shawarma rolls.

About author: Satarupa B Kaur has been writing professionally for a decade. Always on the go, she loves to travel, read books and enjoy playtime with her toddler, as she explores new places and food.