The Best Ever Shawarma White Sauce

The Best Ever Shawarma White Sauce If shawarma aren’t good enough alone, this sauce makes them 100x better. This is seriously the BEST and ONLY shawarma sauce you will EVER need. My family and I have been making this sauce for years and it’s never failed on us. And this is coming from a Middle Eastern gal.

The secret to this sauce is the zesty garlic and use of fresh herbs. The sauce keeps well in the fridge for up to 2 weeks and goes great on gyros, burgers, rice bowls, you name it. The Best Ever Shawarma White Sauce The Best Ever Shawarma White Sauce

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The Best Ever Shawarma White Sauce

Goes well on all types of sandwiches. This recipes makes enough sauce for 3-4 Shawarma
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 1 /2 cup
Author Layla

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt sour-cream can also be used
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 tablespoon Tahini optional
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill chopped (1 teaspoon dry can also be used)
  • 5 mint leaves optional, dry can also be used
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and process for 1 minute or until light and fluffy.

    Store in the fridge, in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks.

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    Comments

    Ably

    Do i need to put it in the fridge for 2weeks before i use it ?or i can use it without putting it in fridge for 2weeks

      KimJ

      Use it right away. It will stay good for two weeks

    zandro

    what is the use of mint leaves in the white sauce? does it will give a cool flavor in the shawarma sauce? just asking thanks my freind

      Layla

      Mint is traditionally used in Middle Eastern sauces. It adds a layer of flavor and coolness.

    Tony

    I thought White sauce with egg white but you not use egg white and oil. How do you make sauce thick ?

    Courtney

    Can you substitute lemon juice for the lime?

    Diane

    This truly is delicious! I’ve made it a few times now and have no preference using Greek yogurt or sour cream – both are amazing. I used fresh herbs and would not leave out the tahini. Love the heavy garlic. Very yummy and works as a nice pita dip too.

      Layla

      Garlic is a must in Middle Eastern food! We also make garlic sauce and eat it in the shawarma as well and it’s to die for!

      Jason

      If you don’t have a preference, the greek yogurt is exponentially healthier. One serving of sour cream is ~3x the fat of one serving of Greek yogurt. Keep in mind, one serving of sour cream is 1 tbsp and one serving of GY is 1 cup. There’s also 3x the protein in the yogurt, oz for oz.

      To me the yogurt tastes so much more like what I get in my favorite shawarma stands.

      Happy eating!

    Andrea Heeman

    This is the best with both the tahini and mint. The only thing is do not put it in a food processor. Food processors make fresh herbs shed too much of their water making the sauces hence watery. Cut by hand.

    Tim Eckel

    Was too thin when i used these instructions. Would be better if the garlic cloves were baked soft and then incorporated into the rest of the ingredients by hand. The blender turned it into a thin liquid.

      Jason

      Yeah, much better to cut by hand.

    Regina

    Is it the “BEST” shawarma white sauce with or without the mint and tahini?

    Jamie

    Just made this, it was delicious! I doubled the recipe since I had 7 oz of greek yogurt, made it a day in advance and we loved it! My husband was dipping his fries in it, definitely making again in the future.