Spicy Chickpea Fatta

With Date Molasses

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a snack
    • Difficulty


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By Ghillie Basan

Published 2019

  • About

In Arabic, the word ‘fatta’ refers to the crumbling or breaking of toasted flat bread into small pieces, which are sometimes then soaked in stock but always form the base of a layered meat or vegetable dish topped with yogurt. Simple and tasty, fatta dishes provide a filling snack for labourers in the field, bus and taxi drivers in the city, children coming home from school – quick and nutritious, they fill a hunger hole. When I prepared these chickpeas for the photoshoot of this book, we h