Moroccan Batbout Sandwiches

Moroccan Batbout sandwiches; a flavorful and satisfying weekend meal. Learn to make Batbout bread which is Moroccan style pita bread, very easy to make at home with flavorful chicken patty and tahini yogurt sauce #HappyCookingToYou #foodfusion

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Prepare Chicken Patty:

-Chicken boneless cubes ½ kg

-Fresh parsley 3-4 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) 1 small

-Breadcrumbs 2-3 tbs

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp

-Paprika powder 1 & ½ tsp

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp

-Darchini powder (Cinnamon powder) ½ tsp

-Adrak powder (Ginger powder) ½ tsp

-Allspice powder ½ tsp

-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste

-Cooking oil for frying

Prepare Tahini Yogurt Sauce:

-Dahi (Yogurt) hung 250g

-Tahini sauce 4 tbs

-Honey 1 tbs

-Lemon juice 1 tbs

-Namak (Salt) 1 pinch or to taste

-Paprika powder ¼ tsp

Prepare Moroccan Batbout (Pita Bread):

-Khameer (Instant yeast) 2 & ½ tsp

-Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) 1 tbs

-Lukewarm water ½ Cup

-Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 2 Cups

-Sooji (Semolina) ½ Cup

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste

-Olive oil 2 tbs

-Water ¼ Cup or as required


-Salad patta (Lettuce leaf)

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced

-Tamatar (Tomato) sliced



Prepare Chicken Patty:

-In a chopper,add chicken,fresh parsley,onion,breadcrumbs,turmeric powder,paprika powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,cinnamon powder,ginger powder,g,allspice powder,salt & chop until well combined.

-Grease hands with cooking oil,take a small quantity of mixture (60g) & make patty of equal sizes (makes 10-11).

-In a frying pan,heat cooking oil & fry on medium flame from both sides until golden.

Prepare Tahini Yogurt Sauce:

-In a bowl,add yogurt,tahini sauce,honey,lemon juice,salt,paprika powder,whisk well & set aside.

Prepare Moroccan Batbout (Pita Bread):

-In a small jug,add instant yeast,caster sugar,lukewarm water & mix well,cover & let it rest for 5 minutes.

-In a bowl,add all-purpose flour,semolina,salt & mix well.

-Add olive oil,yeast mixture & mix well.

-Gradually add water & knead until dough is formed.

-Grease the dough with olive oil,cover & let it proof for 1 hour (warm place).

-Place the dough on a clean working surface,sprinkle dry flour & roll out with the help of rolling pin.

-Cut into round circle with the help of the cutter (4-inch) (makes 10-11).

-On heated griddle,place mini pita & cook on low flame until bubbles start appearing then turn the side & cook other side until light brown (2 minutes each side).


-Cut mini pita from the center & make a pocket with the help of knife.

-Add prepared tahini yogurt sauce,lettuce leaf,onion,chicken patty,tomato,prepared tahini yogurt sauce & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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