Saturday, September 25, 2010

Fattoush - Arabic Veggies & Flatbread Salad

Fattoush is a traditional salad made from toasted or fried pieces of pita bread (khubz 'arabi) combined with mixed greens and other vegetables. Fattoush are made by Arab cooks using stale flatbread as a base.. To make fattoush, cooks use seasonal produce, mixing different vegetables and herbs according to taste and use stale pita breads to this salad. The vegetables are cut  relatively as large pieces compared to tabbouleh which requires ingredients to be finely chopped. Sumac is usually used to give fattoush its sour taste..I prepared this salad with some stale Khobz' Arabi which is prepared few days back with whole wheat flour, this salad was truly refreshing, easy also filling , prefect for dinner or either for lunch during hot summer.Sending to Flavors of Cuisines - Middle Eastern guest hosted by Asiya Akka, event by Julie..

Fattoush

2nos Arabic flat bread (toasted & cut as bites)
10nos Cherry tomatoes (diced)
1/4cup Green bellpepper (chopped)
1cup Lettuce (shredded)
2tbsp Parsley leaves (chopped)
1tbsp Mint leaves
1/4cup Onions(chopped)
1cup Cucumber (sliced)
1tbsp Olive oil
1tsp Lemon juice
Salt
Pepper powder

Mix the oliveoil, lemon juice, salt and pepper powder in a bowl..take the shredded lettuce, chopped parsley, chopped mint leaves, chopped onions, flatbread bites,chopped bellpepper, diced tomatoes,sliced cucumber in a bowl, add the dressing and toss everything well..Serve chilled..

Enjoy this salad either for lunch or for dinner..



38 comments:

  1. Tempting salad there Priya! Where's my share??? hehehe ;)

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  2. Hey Priya,

    I often wondered about fattoush. Now I know what it is. Nice post :)

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  3. I love fattoush-simple and refreshing!

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  4. this looks inviting and new !yum yum !

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  5. Salad looks delicious Priya. Nice one

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  6. Simple salad to put together...thanx for the recipe Priya!

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  7. This sounds great...it's like an Arabic version of Panzanella! Love the fattoush, really want to make some =)

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  8. I happen to love this salad. Your version of it looks and sounds wonderful. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  9. have heard about it. looks so tempting low cal tasty delight. will make this whole wheat tortilla.

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  10. oh that looks nice and health and light!

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  11. very healthy and fresh looking salad.bread addition gives a crunch!

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  12. Excellent for a light meal, Priya!!

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  13. Healthy salad,nice use of bread here..

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  14. Looks delish .....Luv the red and green colors !!

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-goodforthought.blogspot.com

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  15. I've heard of Fattoush. Looks very healthy and tasty!

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  16. healthy n delicious salad dear..

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  17. a very healthy and nutritious salad... quick and easy too!

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  18. The dish is fantastic and simple. Have heard about it but now seeing the colourful dish

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  19. I've never had fattoush before but I love a good bread salad! This sounds delicious!

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  20. wow...love the colors and its texture!

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  21. VEry nice. thanks for sharing, I have not known of this salad. will make it sometime soon.

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  22. Thats a lovely salad..Looks so healthy and delicious!

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  23. Here we often taste this! Your Fattoush looks exactly the same with those greens and vegetables! Photograph is just beautiful!!

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  24. புது ரெசிபி!!செய்வதற்க்கு மிகவும் சுலபமாக இருக்கு...

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  25. Tempting salad Priya.I too was planning on this. Yum

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  26. thts so colorful and wonderful salad priya...can eat tht whole bowl of goodnes.,,,,,....

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  27. Very healthy, Thanks for linking.

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