Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Fattoush (Syria/Jordan/Lebanon) فتوش سلطة

Fattoush (Syria/Jordan/Lebanon)

Fattoush is a very beautiful and nutritious salad prepared with tossed/saute Pitta Bread. It is popular throughout the Middle East.


  • Pitta Bread    2 nos.
  • Tomatoes chopped  3 nos.
  • Cucumber chopped 2-3 nos.
  • Lettuce leaves  chopped/torned  4-5 nos.
  • Spring Onion  chopped   3 nos.
  • Fresh Parsley/Coriander leaves  coarsly chopped 1 cup
  • Fresh Mint leaves coarsely chopped  1/4 cup
  • Green Chillies chopped 1-2 nos.
  • Lemon Juice from 2 lemons
  • Olive Oil  1/4 cup
  • Sumak Powder  2 tablespoon
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon


  • Toss/Saute Pitta Bread in oil till crisp and golden, Cut into diamond like pieces.
  • Take Tomatoes, Spring onion, Cucumber, Green Chillies, Lettuce leaves, Mint and Parsley in a Bowl and mix together.
  • Now add diamond shaped Pitta Bread pieces over it , Then sprinkle Olive oil, Sumak Powder, Black pepper powder and Salt and Mix.  Keep in a Cool place for 1/2 hour Then Serve.