Shahrouk Sisters’ Lebanese Fattah

Recipe origin
Lebanon Lebanon
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
10 minutes
Recipe by The Sharouk Sisters
The Sharouk Sisters
The recipe
Shahrouk Sisters’ Lebanese Fattah
Shahrouk Sisters’ Lebanese Fattah
4 Lebanese bread
200 grams chickpeas
500 grams Greek yoghurt
3 crushed garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon of mint
1/4 teaspoon salt
50 grams pine nuts
50 grams half almonds
50 grams slivered almonds
25 grams butter/ghee
Follow these steps
Step 1

Soak chickpeas over night

Bring chickpeas to the boil and simmer until they are soft-cooked but still nice and firm

Step 2

Meanwhile cut the bread into 2 cm cube. Mix the butter and oil, toss the bread in the oils to lightly coat then place on an oven tray and bake at 160-170C degrees and toast slowly. Keep tossing the bread every 2-3 minutes to cook evenly.

Step 3

In a mixing bowl, add yoghurt, garlic, dried mint and salt and mix well

To bring it all together lay the toasted bread at the bottom of a tray

Drain the chickpeas and layer on top of the bread

Top with the yoghurt mix

Step 4

In a saucepan, melt a generous amount of butter, add nuts and toast to a golden colour

Drizzle the sizzling nuts and butter on top

Add a spinkle of paprika for colour and optional garlic croutons