Crispy Mushroom Schwarma bowl

This Crispy Mushroom Schwarma bowl is an adaptation of a recipe from Jamie Oliver's new book, Veg. You can use both our Schwarma and Dukkah Spice Blends for this recipe.

(Serves 4)


  • 1 cup (200 g) natural yoghurt
  • 30 oz (800 g) portobello and oyster mushrooms
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 preserved lemons, only the rind
  • 2 tsp Old Stone Mill Schwarma Spice Blend
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • ½ cucumber, in thin slices
  • 100 g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar


  • 4 tbsp hummus
  • pickled red onion rings
  • 2 tbsp Old Stone Mill Dukkah
  • 4 pita breads, toasted and sliced


Line a sieve with pieces of kitchen towel. Tip in the yoghurt and pull up the paper and very gently apply pressure so that the liquid starts to drip through into a bowl. Leave to drain.

Chop the mushrooms. Peel and quarter the onion and separate into petals. Peel the garlic and roughly chop the preserved lemons. Bash to a paste in a pestle and mortar with ½ a teaspoon of sea salt, 1 teaspoon of black pepper and the spices. Pour in 1 tablespoon of oil, then toss with all the mushrooms and onions. Marinate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.

Preheat the oven to 475F (240ºC). Thread the mushrooms and onions on to a large skewer, then place on a large baking tray and roast for 20 minutes, turning occasionally. Push the veg together so it’s all snug, baste with any juices from the tray, then roast for a further 15 minutes, or until gnarly, drizzling over the pomegranate molasses for the last 3 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix the cucumber, tomatoes and vinegar in a bowl. Add salt to taste.

Divide the hummus and salad over 4 plates or bowls. Put the mushroom shawarma and optional onion rings on top. Drizzle over your favorite olive oil, sprinkle with dukkah and serve with the pita breads.

Recipe by The Old Stone mill

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