Fattet Hummus

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In this simple Lebanese Fattet Hummus Recipe, toasted pita bread is topped with cooked chickpeas and a tangy creamy yogurt sauce, then garnished with fried slivered almonds, or pine nuts and parsley.

Chickpea fatteh recipe or fattet hummus.

Fattet Hummus

Who doesn’t love a plate of fragrant, creamy chickpeas? This Fattet Hummus recipe made with chickpeas and yogurt combines everything I love in a weeknight dinner: quick, versatile, and super flavorful.

Lebanese Fatteh, also a popular dish around many Middle Eastern cultures, is usually served for breakfast or brunch, but could also make for a prefect light lunch/dinner or a vegetarian side dish.

You can feel free to use any plant-based yogurt to make this recipe vegan.

What is Fatteh?

The word “Fatteh” translates to “crumbs” in the Arabic language. In this Fatteh recipe, bread is toasted or fried and then broken up into small pieces, and that’s where the word Fatteh comes from – at least that’s what I think.

There are many different versions to Lebanese Fatteh, including this eggplant chickpea Fatteh. 

What You’ll Need to Make Fattet Hummus:

If you’re looking for a healthy and easy to make vegetarian meal that will still fill you up and leave you feeling satisfied, look no further. This Lebanese Fattet Hummus recipe is just what you need. You only need a few ingredients for a flavor-packed meal in under 15 minutes!

(Exact measurements at the end of this post)

  • Chickpeas: If you are using dried chickpeas ( you’ll need 3/4 of a cup)- soak them overnight and then cook them until fork-tender the next day. If you’re using canned chickpeas (you’ll need 1 small can), drain and wash under running water to reduce the brine taste.
  • Pita Bread: Toasted to perfection in the oven or in an air fryer.
  • Garlic: Minced
  • Plain Greek Yogurt: I like to use a low-fat variety, the little bit of fat adds a nice richness.
  • Salt: To taste
  • Olive oil: For frying the nuts.
  • Nuts: Shallow fried.

How to Make Lebanese Fattet Hummus Recipe:

  • Prepare the chickpeas: wash and rinse your can of chickpeas and set aside.
  • Prepare pita bread:
    •  Preheat oven to 350 F.
    • Using scissors, cut a loaf of pita bread into bite size squares. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown.
pita bread
  • Prepare yogurt sauce:
    • In a small bowl, add crushed garlic, salt, whole plain yogurt and a few tablespoons of warm water.
    • Whisk well until they become creamy.
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Lebanese yogurt sauce for fatteh
  • Prepare almonds:
    • In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat olive and add slivered almonds.
    • Cook for  5-8 minutes or until golden brown, mixing frequently.
slivered almonds
  • Layer your Fatteh in  a large serving plate:
  • Start with a layer of toasted pita bread pieces.
toasted pita bread
  • Add a layer of chickpeas.
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  • Top with a layer of the garlic yogurt sauce.
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  • Add the fried slivered almonds.
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  • Garnish with parsley if you’d like.
Chickpea fatteh recipe/ Lebanese fattet hummus
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

Chickpeas in Fattet Hummus:

Chickpeas, sometimes called garbanzo beans, are filled with protein and fiber, ensuring they’ll fill you up until your next meal. They have a wonderful earthy flavor that’s so versatile.

They’re also a great protein addition to any Mediterranean-style dish, the main ingredient in hummus, and an excellent plant-based substitution in this vegetarian fatteh recipe.

How to Serve Fattet Hummus bil laban:

Chickpea Fatteh is best served right away, because the toasted pita bread tends to get soggy when mixed with the yogurt sauce.

However, if you like to make it ahead of time, you can. Layer everything together except the toasted pita bread, and just add it on top of your plate when you’re ready to eat.

Can I Make Vegan Lebanese Fatteh Recipe?

Yes! Substitute for vegan yogurt; use a natural-flavored unsweetened yogurt for the dressing!

Fatteh Lebanese/ Fatteh hummus/ fatteh recipe chickpeas/ Lebanese recipes.

More Lebanese Recipes:

Lebanese Chicken Shawarma

Lebanese Red Lentil Soup

Lebanese Ful (Fava Beans)

Lebanese Chicken and Rice

This Fattet Hummus bil laban is really very easy to make, packs a ton of fresh flavor and is very healthy and nutrient-rich, and is also a great source of plant-based protein.

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Fattet Hummus Recipe

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Chickpea Fatteh- Fattet Hummus

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Fattet Hummus- A traditional vegetarian Lebanese dish made with chickpeas, yogurt sauce and pita bread.



    1. Wash and rinse your chickpea can and set aside. 
    2. Preheat oven to 350 F. Using scissors, cut about 2 cups of pita bread into bite size squares, place on a greased baking sheet and bake to 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside.
    3. In a small bowl, add crushed garlic clove, yogurt, salt and warm water and whisk well until well blended and creamy. Set aside.
    4. In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon olive and add slivered almonds. Cook for  3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside.
    5. Assemble your chickpea Fatteh: In a large serving plate, add a layer of toasted pita bread pieces, followed by a layer of chickpeas, the a layer of the yogurt sauce, and top with golden almonds and fresh parsley.
    6. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 224Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 246mgCarbohydrates: 69gFiber: 17gSugar: 19gProtein: 26g

Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.

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