Fattet Jai

Fatta with Chicken

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By Claudia Roden

Published 1986

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This makes a large quantity.


  • 1 litre ( pints) yoghourt
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed</


Let the yoghourt, which should be at room temperature, drain through a fine muslin placed in a sieve for about ¾ hour or until it is as thick as a mayonnaise. Pour into a bowl, add the garlic and beat well.

Put the cleaned chicken in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to the boil, remove any scum, then simmer gently. Add the lemon juice and cardamom, salt a