Gyros | How to make Gyros

By Nandita Shyam  |  20th Jan 2017  |  
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About Gyros Recipe

these wraps are good!!! By good, I mean they are finger licking good. This recipe for the vegetarian version of the Greek gyros is adapted from the book called exciting vegetarian cuisine around the world by Asha Khatau. Although the recipe seemed great, I could not help but make a few changes to the recipe to suit my plate and my pantry requirements

Gyros is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Nandita Shyam teaches how to make Gyros step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Gyros in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Gyros at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Gyros takes 90 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Gyros is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Gyros is a good option for you. The flavour of Gyros is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Gyros and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Gyros

  • Whole wheat tortillas or rotis- 4 large
  • Lettuce leaves- 4-6
  • onion- 1 med, thinly sliced
  • Shredded Purple or white cabbage- 3tbsp
  • tomato- 1 large, chopped fine
  • cucumber- 1med, thinly sliced
  • Tzatziki- 1 cup
  • cottage cheese- 200gms, cubed
  • Greek style seasoning- 3/4tsp (recipe follows)
  • garlic- 2 cloves, crushed
  • vinegar- 1tsp
  • olive oil- 1tbsp
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the seasoning blend:
  • Paprika powder- 3/4tbsp
  • cinnamon powder- a pinch
  • nutmeg powder- a pinch
  • onion powder- 1/2tbsp
  • cumin powder- 1/4tsp
  • Mixed herbs- 1/2tsp
  • salt- 1/2tsp
  • Freshly ground black pepper- 1tsp

How to make Gyros

  1. Combine all the ingredients and blend them in a blender or spice grinder to a fine powder and store in an air tight container.
  2. Place the cottage cheese in a bowl, and sprinkle half a table spoon of the seasoning mix, crushed garlic, vinegar and olive oil. Mix well set aside for an hour.
  3. Cook the mixture over medium heat till a little dry. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. To assemble the gyros:
  5. Heat the tortillas or rotis slightly on a hot girdle and place it on a work surface. Place a lettuce leaf in the center of the tortillas and place 3-4 slices of cucumber on the lettuce.
  6. Put some sliced onions, cabbage, chopped tomatoes and sprinkle some slat and pepper.
  7. ut some sliced onions, cabbage, chopped tomatoes and sprinkle some slat and pepper.
  8. Roll up the tortilla into a cone and secure it with a tooth pick.
  9. Serve immediately with tzatziki on the side

Reviews for Gyros (1)

Ruchi Gaur3 years ago

What lovely image dear. I am awestruck!

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