Fattah فتة

Fattah فتة

Notes

Fatta is an ancient Arab dish, called ???? (thareed).

It is traditionally served with lamb meat, but beef or chicken can be used.

Servings

7

Preparation Time

0.5 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 kg lamb meat.
  • 8 loaves egyptian bread.
  • 1 cup vinegar.
  • 3 cups rice.
  • 7 cloves garlic.
  • 5 tablespoons margarine.
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste.
  • 3 Cardamoms.
  • 5 cups water.
  • Mastic resin
  • Salt and pepper.

Cooking Instructions

  • In a deep pan boil meat until tender.
  • Strain and reserve 5 cups of meat broth.
  • Wash rice well under running water.
  • In a pan melt 2 1/2 tablespoons margarine.
  • Add mastic and cardamoms, and mix well.
  • Add rice and stir then add salt and cups water and cook until water is absorbed.
  • Cover and move to low heat and cook.
  • In a saucepan heat and stir 2 tablespoons margarine and garlic until golden brown.
  • Add tomato paste and 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup vinegar then heat until boiling.
  • Cut bread into squares and put in a baking dish then add margarine.
  • Heat and stir until yellow brown.
  • Pour 5 cups meat broth and sauce and mix until bread is soft.
  • In baking dish spread rice over bread layer.
  • Pour some of sauce over baking dish then place in oven.
  • Add meat cubes after removing from oven and serve in the same dish.

- In a deep pan boil meat until tender.
- Strain and reserve 5 cups of meat broth.
- Wash rice well under running water.
- In a pan melt 2 1/2 tablespoons margarine.
- Add Arabic gum and cardamoms, and mix well.
- Add rice and stir then add salt and cups water and cook until water is absorbed. - Cover and move to low heat and cook.
- In a saucepan heat and stir 2 tablespoons margarine and garlic until golden brown.
- Add tomato paste and 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup vinegar then heat until boiling.
- Cut bread into squares and put in a baking dish then add margarine. Heat and stir until yellow brown.
- Pour 5 cups meat broth and sauce and mix until bread is soft.
- In baking dish spread rice over bread layer.
- pour some of sauce over baking dish then place in oven.
- Add meat cubes after removing from oven and Serve in the same dish.

7

30

2 kg lamb meat.

8 loaves egyptian bread.

1 cup vinegar.

3 cups rice.

7 cloves garlic.

5 tablespoons margarine.

2 tablespoons tomato paste.

3 Cardamoms.

5 cups water.

Arabic gum.

Salt and pepper.

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