Fattoush khudar I

July 14th, 2010

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Fattoush is a traditional salad made from toasted or fried pieces of pita bread combined with mixed greens and other vegetables.

I’ve two recipes for fattoush, today I’ll share with you the first recipe. We call it “Fattoush Khudar” to differentiate it from Fattoush Maleh (khudar means vegetables).

Let’s make Fattoush Khudar I:

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1, 2,3. Finely chop purslane.

4. Transfer chopped purslane to a bowl.

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5, 6. Coarsely chop cucumbers, and transfer to the bowl that contains the chopped purslane.

7. Finely chop parsley leaves.

8. Transfer chopped parsley to the bowl.

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9. Finely chop mint leaves.

10. Transfer chopped mint to the bowl.

11. Coarsely chop tomatoes.

12. Transfer chopped tomatoes to the bowl.

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13. Finely chop onion.

14. Transfer chopped onion to the bowl, and add crushed garlic.

15, 16. Add lemon zest. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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17, 18, 19, 20. Prepare dressing by mixing olive oil, lemon juice, sumac and salt in a jar, and shake.

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21, 22. Chop Arabic flat bread into squares.

23, 24. Add sumac and drizzle with olive oil, and broil the bread until golden brown in color.

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25, 26. To serve fattoush, add the dressing.

27. Toss everything together.

28. Serve with toasted bread.

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29. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, and this is optional. Serve and enjoy.

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Fattoush Khudar I

From: Family Recipe / Servings: 3 – 4 People
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1/2 cup finely chopped purslane

2 medium cucumbers, coarsely
chopped

1 cup finely chopped flat parsley
leaves

1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves

2 medium tomatoes, coarsely
chopped

1/2 small red onion, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tbsp lemon zest

Dressing

1/4 cup olive oil

4 1/2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp sumac

1 tsp salt, or adjust to taste

Toasted Bread

1 Arabic flat bread loaf

1 tsp sumac

Olive oil

Garnish

Shredded mozzarella cheese



Finely chop purslane.

Transfer chopped purslane to a bowl.

Coarsely chop cucumbers, and transfer to the bowl that contains the chopped purslane.

Finely chop parsley leaves.

Transfer chopped parsley to the bowl.

Finely chop mint leaves.

Transfer chopped mint to the bowl.

Coarsely chop tomatoes.

Transfer chopped tomatoes to the bowl.

Finely chop onion.

Transfer chopped onion to the bowl, and add crushed garlic.

Add lemon zest. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Prepare dressing by mixing olive oil, lemon juice, sumac and salt in a jar, and shake.

Chop Arabic flat bread into squares.

Add sumac and drizzle with olive oil, and broil the bread until golden brown in color.

To serve fattoush, add the dressing.

Toss everything together.

Serve with toasted bread.

Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese, and this is optional. Serve and enjoy.

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4 Responses to “Fattoush khudar I”

  1. Dimah

    Your fattoush looks so good! I was maybe the Syrian dish would be different from ours but it looks to be the same; love the step of toasting the bread with a bit of oil; beats frying it which tastes great but who needs the calories?

  2. grazi says:

    miammmm!!!!!!

  3. Kathleen says:

    Love your blog!I just subscribed. My hubby will be so happy. He was raised on Arabic food.

  4. Dimah says:

    tasteofbeirut: Thanks!

    grazi: Thank you!

    Kathleen: Thank you for stopping by and for subscribing :)

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