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Fatayer | Appetizer
“Fatayer" are filled with vegetables, more precisely herbs, spinach or white beet. A green stuffing, seasoned with lemon or sumac, and some finely chopped onions.
Fatayer are in triangular shapes, cooked in the oven, and served as an appetizer, or as a part of a "mezze".
For the dough
500 g of flour (white or a mix a half white and half whole wheat flour`)
1 tsp yeast
For the stuffing
1 kg of spinach
2 onions, chopped fine
2 Tsp sumac
1 tomato, diced fine
Salt and pepper
Number of servings:
Amount per serving
Total Fat (g):
Of which saturated (g):
Knead the flour with enough water to form dough, add the salt and the yeast (dissolved in tepid water). Leave to rest for an hour.
To prepare the filling, chop finely the spinach, rub the onion with sumac, and add to the spinach and tomato.
Season to taste with salt.
Roll the dough thin, cut in circles (less than 10 cm), and put a tbsp of stuffing in the center of a circle (try to have the stuffing with the least juice possible).
Close from 3 sides, to form a triangle, and put each pie in a baking tray.
Cook in a hot oven, at 180 C for ten minutes or until golden, leave to cool and serve cold.
For a healthier version of this recipe
Whole wheat flour can be used instead of a combination of white (refined) and whole wheat flour; Even "fortified" white flour does not contain the macronutrients of the wheat's bran and germ especially Protein and Fiber
Good source of
Vitamin K , Vitamin A , Folate , Manganese
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Atyab mou3ajanet 3ende , 3anjad merci for the recipe :)
31 - Aug - 2012
Thank you Thank you Thank you. I'm just wondering, but that's the first time I see dough without sugar! Is it another way of preparing dough? Thanks a million
06 - Aug - 2012
i really want to make this fatayer by my hand...
Wuri Nur Pinikasari
04 - Mar - 2012
Thank you for submitting :) i adore them anyhow.
11 - Nov - 2011
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