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Green Fava Bean Fatteh (fattet foul)

Fava Beans
Green fava bean fatteh is another Middle Eastern dish that is often enjoyed during Ramadan. This dish is made with a base of toasted pita bread and topped with spiced green fava beans, a garlicky yogurt sauce, and a sprinkling of fresh herbs and lemon juice.
Like chicken fatteh, green fava bean fatteh is a nutritious and filling option for an iftar meal. Fava beans are a good source of protein, fiber, and a variety of vitamins and minerals. They are also low in fat and calories, making them a great choice for those who are watching their weight.
The garlicky yogurt sauce is a good source of calcium, protein, and probiotics, which can aid digestion. The fresh herbs and lemon juice add a burst of flavor and a dose of antioxidants.
Moreover, green fava bean fatteh is a vegetarian dish, making it a great option for those who abstain from meat during Ramadan. It is also a relatively easy dish to prepare, making it a popular choice for busy families.
In addition to its nutritional benefits, green fava bean fatteh is a delicious and comforting dish that can help bring people together during Ramadan. Its bright colors and fresh flavors make it a festive addition to any iftar table.
Overall, green fava bean fatteh is a nutritious and delicious dish that can provide the necessary nutrients to fuel the body during Ramadan, while also bringing people together to share in the joy of breaking the fast.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Arabic, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Syrian
Servings 4


  • 2 cup Green Fava Beans cooked
  • 2 cup Yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup Tahini
  • 2 clove Garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup Parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup Pine Nuts toasted
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Lebanese Bread cut into squares
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F(200C)
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the yogurt, tahini, minced garlic, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper.
  • Heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the torn Lebanese bread and sauté until it is crispy and golden brown.
  • To assemble the Green Fava Beans Fatteh, layer the toasted Lebanese bread evenly on a serving platter.
  • Add a layer of the cooked green fava beans on top of the pita bread.
  • Spoon the yogurt mixture on top of the fava beans, covering them completely.
  • Garnish with the toasted pine nuts and chopped herbs.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the yogurt mixture is heated through and bubbly.
  • Serve immediately while the pita bread is still crispy and the yogurt mixture is hot.
Keyword appetizer, Fatteh, Fava Beans, Lebanese, ramadan

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