Calling out to all hummus lovers, you will love this dish. Fattet Hummus is a hearty Middle Eastern dish that’s usually served at breakfast, brunch or as a starter and meal for Iftar during Ramadan. This dish is best eaten as soon as it’s served as the toasted bread becomes soft. Check it out.

INFORMATION

CategoryDifficultyBeginnerYields6 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 20 mins

INGREDIENTS

Hummus
 2 cups Chickpeas (cooked)
 ¼ cup Tahini
 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
 2 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
 ½ tsp Cumin (powder)
 ½ tsp Salt (to taste)
Yogurt Dip
 1 cup Yogurt (plain)
 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
 1 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
 ½ tsp Salt (to taste)

INSTRUCTIONS

For Hummus
1

Soak the chickpeas in water at room temperature for 4 hours, or overnight in the fridge.

2

Rinse the chickpeas well several times under running water (use canned hummus if you are in a hurry). Place them in a large pot, and cover with double their size of cold water.

3

Bring to boil then lower the heat to medium and simmer until tender. Add cumin.

4

Smash all of the hummus ingredients together until you get a smooth dip or paste like texture.

5

Taste to season with more salt, lemon or garlic.

For Yogurt Dip
6

Mix the yogurt with tahini, crushed garlic, lemon juice and a pinch of salt. If it gets thick, add some chickpea water.

Fattet Assembly
7

Spread the bread in a layer in a bowl. Add some chickpea water to soften the bread.

8

Spread a layer of hummus, followed by the yogurt.

9

Garnish with toasted pine nuts and chopped parsley or mint.

Ingredients

Hummus
 2 cups Chickpeas (cooked)
 ¼ cup Tahini
 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
 2 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
 ½ tsp Cumin (powder)
 ½ tsp Salt (to taste)
Yogurt Dip
 1 cup Yogurt (plain)
 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
 1 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
 ½ tsp Salt (to taste)

Directions

For Hummus
1

Soak the chickpeas in water at room temperature for 4 hours, or overnight in the fridge.

2

Rinse the chickpeas well several times under running water (use canned hummus if you are in a hurry). Place them in a large pot, and cover with double their size of cold water.

3

Bring to boil then lower the heat to medium and simmer until tender. Add cumin.

4

Smash all of the hummus ingredients together until you get a smooth dip or paste like texture.

5

Taste to season with more salt, lemon or garlic.

For Yogurt Dip
6

Mix the yogurt with tahini, crushed garlic, lemon juice and a pinch of salt. If it gets thick, add some chickpea water.

Fattet Assembly
7

Spread the bread in a layer in a bowl. Add some chickpea water to soften the bread.

8

Spread a layer of hummus, followed by the yogurt.

9

Garnish with toasted pine nuts and chopped parsley or mint.

Fattet Hummus
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