Eggplant Fatteh is a Middle-eastern classic dish with a fried pita and eggplant, spiced sautéed beef, warm tomato sauce, garlicky yogurt, and toasted nuts are layered on top of one another for a punch of irresistible flavor. It’s so delicious and tasty.
Absolutely you can Air-Fried Eggplant and Pita Or bake them in the oven with some olive oil.
To make this delicious dish you need to peel about half the skin off the eggplant and chop them into large 1-2 inch cubes. fry then fry some pita bread, make the tomato sauce, garlicky yogurt sauce, some meat or without.
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Lastly, the remaining layers in this delicious dish are the sautéed pine nuts and garlicky yogurt sauces. On the top.
How to Layer the Fatteh?
What makes this dish so wonderful is that you can prepare all the components ahead of time (even the day before), and just assemble it when you are ready to serve it.
Servings For : People Prep Time : 30 Minutes
- 1 large eggplant cut to cubes.
- 2 Loaves of pita bread
- 3 tablespoons pine nuts
For the tomato sauce:-
- 2 large tomato peeled and chopped
- 1 tablespoon tomato sauce Salt and pepper to taste
For the beef:-
- 1 cup Ground beef
- 1 tablespoons Salt
- black pepper 1 tablespoon
- 1/2 tablespoons seven spices
For the tahini sauce:-
- Yogurt Sauce
- 1 cup Plain Yogurt
- 2 cloves Garlic
- 2 tsp. Tahini Paste
- 1 tsp. Salt
- 1/3 cup Cold Water
Cut the eggplant into large 1-2 inch cubes and place them in a large bowl.
Fry your eggplant for 5 minutes or until golden brown, then set aside You can air-fry the eggplants add some oil ana air-fry them for 20 minutes.
In a small skillet, add the ground beef with 1 tablespoons oil then cook over medium heat until cooked through. Season with the seven spices, salt, and black pepper. Set aside.
Cut the pita bread into 2-inch squares using scissors or your hands, the. Fry them or air-fry the bread for 5 minutes. Then sit aside.
Crush the 3 cloves of garlic using mortar and pestle or your preferred method, then add to a medium-sized bowl, Add the yogurt, tahini paste, salt, and cold water. Whisk thoroughly and set aside in the refrigerator to stay cold.
Now or when you’re ready to eat, Layer the Eggplant Fatteh according to your preference.
I prefer mine;- eggplant, tomato sauce, fried pita bread then the garlic sauce. Top with fried pine nuts. And enjoy.