Fatteh Salad
  • Complexity: Medium
  • Srv: 4
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • By: Mamnoon in Seattle

Garlic Yogurt

Ingredients

  • 2 cups yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, microplaned
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 tsp salt

Directions

  1. Whisk everything together and set aside. Can be made days in advance.

Nettles

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound nettles
  • salted water

Directions

  1. Pick and blanch the nettles in salted water. Drain, squeeze out the water and chop. Set aside.

Fatteh

Ingredients

  • 4-6 cups pita chips
  • 1 cup asparagus, blanched
  • 2 cups green chickpeas, blanched
  • 4 TBLS brown butter
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, slivered
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

Directions

  1. Get the brown butter hot and add the garlic. Cook until lightly browned. Add the pine nuts, blanched asparagus and chickpeas. Season with salt, keep warm.
  2. In a separate pot, gently warm the yogurt with the nettles and season.

Notes

To assemble:

Scatter pita chips in the bottom of a dish.  Pour the warm nettle yogurt over the chips and top with the asparagus and chickpeas.  Garnish with parsley and serve. 

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