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Chickpea Fatteh (fattet hummus)

chickpea fatteh
Chickpea fatteh is a delicious and nutritious Middle Eastern dish that is commonly served during Ramadan. This hearty and filling dish is made with chickpeas, yogurt, tahini, and a blend of spices, served over a bed of crispy pita bread. It is a great option for iftar, the evening meal that breaks the fast during Ramadan, because it is rich in protein and fiber, which can help provide sustained energy throughout the evening.
Chickpeas, the main ingredient in the dish, are a rich source of protein, fiber, and complex carbohydrates, which can help regulate blood sugar levels and promote healthy digestion. Yogurt and tahini, which are used to dress the dish, are both rich in healthy fats and protein, which can help reduce inflammation and promote satiety. The addition of crispy pita bread provides a satisfying crunch and adds to the overall texture of the dish.
In addition to its nutritional benefits, chickpea fatteh is a versatile dish that can be customized to suit different tastes and preferences. It can be made spicier or milder, depending on personal preference, and can be served as a main course or as a side dish.
Overall, chickpea fatteh is a delicious and nutritious dish that can provide numerous benefits during Ramadan and beyond. Its combination of protein, fiber, and healthy fats make it a satisfying and nourishing addition to any meal.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Lebanese, Mediterranean, Syrian
Servings 4


  • 2 cup Chickpeas cooked
  • 2 cup Yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup Tahini
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup Parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup Pine Nuts toasted
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 2 cup Lebanese Bread cut into small squares


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.(200C)
  • Combine the yoghurt, tahini, minced garlic, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl.
  • Heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the torn Lebanese bread and sauté until crispy and golden brown.
  • To assemble the Chickpea Fatteh, layer the toasted Lebanese bread in a serving platter.
  • Add a layer of cooked chickpeas on top of the pita bread.
  • Spoon the yoghurt mixture on top of the chickpeas, covering them completely.
  • Garnish with the toasted pine nuts and chopped herbs.
  • Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until the yoghurt mixture is heated through and bubbly.
  • Serve immediately while the pita bread is still crispy and the yoghurt mixture is hot.
Keyword Chickpeas, Fatteh, Fattet, Lebanese, Syrian, vegetarian

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