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Fattet or Fatta is one of the most famous ancient dishes in Lebanon, Palestinian, Jordan, Egypt, and Damascus, but every country has its own way of preparing it.  The Arabic word “fatta” means that crumbles bread, rice, chickpeas, chicken or lamb with spiced yogurt.

Fattet chicken and chickpeas is not only delicious, but packed of protein, carbohydrates, vitamin, and minerals. Fattet chicken a perfect dish for weekend or on the family table.

 

Why Fattet Chicken with Chickpeas is Good for you?

 

1- Chickpeas

 

A chickpea or Hummus is a highly nutritious legume. It contains a great amount of minerals such as iron, potassium, phosphorus, manganese, and calcium, as well as a great source of vitamins B, fiber and proteins.

Chickpeas is one of the most important sources for people who vegetarian, and a favorite dish in Arab countries.

 

The health Benefits of chickpeas including:

– Useful and healthy meal for pregnant women; it is rich in vitamins, protein, and fiber.

– Regulates bowel movement

– Cure headache

– Strong Bone

– Control blood cholesterol level

– Improves heart health

– Reduce the wrinkle

 

Note: In general chickpeas is healthy food, but the high amount of it leads to diarrhea, Gas, and bloating, so eat chickpea in moderate.

 

2- Chicken

 

Chicken contains vitamin C, vitamins B, and A. Vitamin A contains beta-carotene, which is important for eye health. It also contains minerals such as phosphorus, calcium potassium, iron, and manganese, as well as a great source of protein.

Protein found in chicken is very important for women after menopause, which can reduce the risk of osteoporosis. In addition to, protein is necessary for health hair, and skin.

 

Great Fattet Chicken with Chickpeas for Weekend

 

Yield: 4 Persons

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 60 Minutes

Level: Medium

 

Ingredients

 

3 chicken breasts cut in small cubes

Pine nuts

1 cup chickpeas (soaked overnight with 1 tsp baking soda, cooked and rub as many of the skins as possible)

2 cups fried Arab fried bread, cut into pieces

10 cloves garlic, crushed and mashed

Yogurt

Tahini paste

Salt

Juice of 3 lemons

Spices for chicken

1 tsp each of allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, salt, cardamom

 

Method

 

1- Sauté chicken with spices in a pan until golden brown. Set aside.

2- Make sauce with lemon juice, 3/4 of the garlic, tahini, and yogurt. Combine until creamy.

3- Mix remaining mashed garlic with lemon juice.

 

Assembly

1- Place fried bread on bottom of bowel. Drizzle garlic/ lemon mixture.

2- Pour on top chickpeas (warmed).

3- Pour over tahini sauce.

4- Pour on top sautéed chicken (hot) and garnish with pine nuts.

 

 

 

Nutrition Facts in Fattet Chicken with Chickpeas for Weekend

 

Serving size: 1 serving

 

Calories                             350

Total fat                               15.2g

Protein                                  30.0g

Cholesterol                            20.5mg

Potassium                            1.230.9mg

Total carbohydrates               80.3g

Vitamin B-6                           68.7%

Vitamin C                              24.4%

Calcium                                  62.5%

Folate                                      50.7%

Iron                                          35.3%

Manganese                              165.9%

Phosphorus                             75.5%

Zinc                                          41.4%

Copper                                      37.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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