Eggplant fatteh is one of the best Arabic recipes, and it is a Syrian dish of Syrian origin, and a very nutritious and useful meal, as eating it has many health benefits on the body, and the method of preparing it does not take long.
The type of fatteh varies according to what is put with the eggplant, there is the eggplant fatteh with milk, the eggplant fattah with chicken, as well as the potatoes and others.
It can be served as a meal for dinner, or as a side dish alongside the main dish, and the eggplant fatteh is characterized by its delicious taste, ease of preparation, and low financial cost, in addition to containing many nutrients beneficial to the body.
It is prepared mainly on yoghurt, toasted or fried Arabic bread, and it is often served at breakfast and is usually served hot after decorating it with nuts, and it is possible to serve it next to a plate of white rice.
Types of fatteh
Fatteh varies in Arab cuisine, the most famous of which is the fattah with meat, which is famous in the Iraqi and Egyptian cuisines, along with the famous chickpea fatteh in the Syrian and Lebanese cuisines, in addition to the chicken fattah, the Makdous fatteh, the Kibbeh fatteh, and the Shawarma fatteh as well.
Avoid eating eggplant if you are allergic to the chemical solanine in eggplant, to avoid a possible allergic reaction such as rash, facial swelling and itching.
Be sure to eat an appropriate amount of eggplant fatteh, and avoid excessive content of calories, fats and carbohydrates, to avoid weight gain and obesity.
Eggplant fatteh for diabetics
Eat the eggplant fatteh and be sure to eat the recipes rich in eggplant, to get the antioxidants and polyphenols, to enhance the work of the body’s cells to process and manage sugar.
Eggplant fatteh and heart patients
Make sure to eat eggplant, as it is a rich source of potassium and dietary fiber that contributes to maintaining a healthy heart and blood vessels.
Eggplant fatteh and pregnant women
Eat eggplant, as it is nutritious and rich in important nutrients that contribute to maintaining the healthy growth and development of the fetus.
Avoid excessive eating of eggplant, and consult a doctor before eating it, because it contains plant hormones that are likely to stimulate the menstrual cycle and thus stimulate labor.
Make sure to avoid eating uncooked foods, and avoid eating raw eggplant, to avoid digestive problems and allergies.
Put a pinch of salt on the eggplant cubes in a bowl, stir with your hands and leave a little.
Put the oil in a deep frying pan and let it heat up, then fry the eggplant until golden, then remove it on paper towels to absorb the oil.
Put the chopped bread in the same pan as the eggplant and leave it for three minutes, until it turns golden.
Put the tahini, yogurt, lemon juice, salt, white pepper and chopped garlic in a deep bowl, then mix the ingredients well until the mixture is homogeneous.
Put half the amount of tahini sauce in a serving dish, then spread the eggplant, toasted bread and boiled chickpeas over the mixture.
Add the rest of the yogurt and tahini mixture, then decorate the dish with finely chopped parsley, and serve immediately so that the bread does not lose its crunch.