Fattoush ( Lebanese Salad ) Video by Tarla Dalal

Fattoush ( Lebanese Salad ) Video by Tarla Dalal

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A one of its kind salad by the Lebanese that uses pita bread along with unique vegetables like radish and spring onions to create a crunchy and crisp final product. Remember to toss the bread with the dressing only few minutes before you serve it or else the bread will soak the liquid and turn chewy.

Recipe Description for Fattoush, Lebanese Salad

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Makes 4 servings
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For Fattoush
1 pita bread round or oval
oil for deep-frying
3/4 cup cucumber cubes
3/4 cup tomato cubes
3/4 cup iceberg lettuce , torn into pieces
1/2 cup capsicum cubes
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onion greens
1/4 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1/4 cup thinly sliced spring onions whites

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing For Fattoush
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt and to taste
1/4 tsp lemon rind
1/2 tsp powdered sugar


For fattoush

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}fattoush salad{/span}, place a pita bread on a clean, dry surface and slice it horizontally into 2 using a sharp knife.
  2. Cut into small equal sized squares using a sharp knife.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry a few pieces till they turn golden brown in colour form all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. Keep aside.
  4. Combine all the ingredients, along with the dressing in a deep bowl and toss well.
  5. Serve the {span class="bold1"}fattoush salad{/span} immediately.
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