Fattah with Chicken and Minced Meat


Fattah with Chicken and Minced Meat

  • Preparation time
  • Preparation time

    15 minute
  • cooking time
  • Cooking time

    90 minute
  • Preparation time
  • Difficulty

  • cooking time
  • Serving

    4 People
  • Goody kitchen


1 large onion, quartered
4 Mestecca pieces
4 whole cardamom
2 Bay leaves
2 tbsps salt
1 tbsps whole black pepper
1kg whole chicken

For the rice:
2 tbsps vegetable oil
250g minced beef
½ tsp salt
½ tsp ground black pepper
1½ cups basmati rice or 300 g
For the yoghurt sauce:
2 cups yoghurt
4 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbsps white vinegar
1 large loaf pita bread, cut into bite sized pieces, toasted
1 can Goody Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 tbsps fresh parsley


1.In a large pot of boiling water, place with onion, Mestecca, cardamom, bay leaves, salt, pepper, and the chicken and leave to cook for 50 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Remove chicken from stock, then remove meat pieces from bones and set aside. Reserve the chicken stock.

2.In a large sauce pan, heat oil, add minced meat, salt and pepper and stir until meat browns. Stir in the rice, and then add 2¼ cups from the chicken stock, cover and simmer for 25 minutes until rice is cooked.

3.Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, add the yogurt, garlic, and vinegar and mix and until well combined.
4.In the serving dish, lay the pita bread and pour some of the chicken stock. Spoon the rice over the bread, pour the yogurt mix over the rice, then place the chicken meat pieces over the yoghurt.

5.Garnish with chickpeas and sprinkle parsley over. Serve immediately.