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Fatit Hommos (Chick Peas w/ Yogurt)

...from the 2018 Syrian Refugee Support Dinner at Fellowship Hall.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Syrian

Ingredients

  • 3 pita bread
  • 2 cups chickpeas
  • .5 cups pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp shortening
  • 5 cups yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp garlic crushed
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. 3 pita bread, cut into small pieces and fried until brown in vegetable oil.

  2. 2 c. cooked (or canned) chickpeas, drained
  3. ½ c. pine nuts toasted in 2 Tbl shortening until brown.

Mix together:

  1. 5 c. yogurt
  2. 1 Tbl crushed garlic

Salt & pepper to taste

In a large pan, layer the pita crisps then the chickpeas.

  1. Spread the yogurt mix over the top. 

  2. Sprinkle with the toasted pine nuts and dried mint. Serve immediately.

Optional additions: cooked chicken, fried eggplant,c hopped lamb, etc.