Cauliflower Shawarma
Cauliflower Shawarma
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Cauliflower Shawarma is a delicious plant-based twist on traditional shawarma, featuring roasted cauliflower seasoned with aromatic spices and served with fresh vegetables and tahini sauce.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 1 Cauliflower cut into florets
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 4 Pita Breads
  • 1 Red Onion thinly sliced
  • 1 Cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1 Tomato diced
  • 4 tbsp Tahini Sauce
  • Parsley


  • In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, ground cumin, ground coriander, paprika, ground turmeric, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  • Add the cauliflower florets to the bowl and toss them in the spice mixture until they are well coated. Let them marinate for about 30 minutes.
  • Preheat your oven to 200°C (180°C fan) or gas mark 6.
  • Spread the marinated cauliflower florets on a baking tray and roast them in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until they are tender and slightly crispy.
  • While the cauliflower is roasting, warm the pita breads in the oven for a few minutes.
  • To assemble, spread a generous tablespoon of tahini sauce on each warm pita bread.
  • Top with the roasted cauliflower, sliced red onion, cucumber, and diced tomato.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley leaves.
  • Serve your delicious Cauliflower Shawarma immediately.

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