Eggplant Fatteh from Pita Basket Airdrie

This Middle Eastern classic is a favourite of Chef Ro of Pita Basket Airdrie. Eggplant Fatteh combines the delicious flavours of lemon, eggplant, and crunchy pita to create a vegetarian dish that is absolutely addictive.

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For the Eggplant

For the Pita

  • 4 8” round pita bread
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp sumac

For the Sauce

For Garnish

  • ¼ cup slivered almonds or pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds (optional)


  1. Roast the eggplant in the oven, then place in an airtight container in the fridge for storage. Before serving, simply heat them in the oven or frying pan.
  2. For the pita, deep fry them or toast them on a panini press until they are super crunchy.
  3. The sauce can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge. Mix, then adjust the consistency as needed as it might thicken slightly. You can do this by adding a bit of water or lemon juice to thin it out.

Find Pita Basket Airdrie

Address: 30 Market Blvd SE #109, Airdrie, AB

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