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fattet hummus with garlicky tahini yogurt and chickpeas

Fattet Hummus

  • Author: Samara
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Hummus fatteh, or fattet hummus, is a vegetarian savory chickpea bread pudding. It's a delicious mess of fried bread, garlicky yogurt, and some other garnishes.


Units Scale
  • 2- 1/2 cups yogurt (about 600 grams)
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 4 pita bread
  • 1/4 cup +2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 5 cloves smashed garlic
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp ghee or olive oil
  • pomegranate, parsley, and pine nuts for garnish


  1. Start by cutting the bread into little squares. Fry until golden, and set aside.
  2. Mix the yogurt with the smashed garlic, tahini, lemon juice, cumin, and salt.
  3. Assemble the layers in your serving dish: starting with the fried pita bread, then the chickpeas, then the yogurt mixture, and garnish with pomegranates, more chickpeas, and parsley.
  4. Fry the pine nuts in ghee or olive oil and pour on top. Serve immediately.


  • Don't make more than you'll eat; leftovers don't keep well.
  • Pour the pine nuts and the ghee they were frying in at the end over the fattet hummus.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 398 calories
  • Sugar: 11.1 g
  • Sodium: 245 mg
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.6 g
  • Fiber: 11.8 g
  • Protein: 18.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 13 mg

Keywords: fattet hummus, chickpeas fatteh, hummus fatteh, fatteh with chickpeas, fatteh with fried pita bread, savory pita bread pudding

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