How to Make Arabic Fatayer (Mince Boats)

Arabic Fatayer

Fatayer is an Arabic pie and this is made in different shapes. This Arabic Fatayer is in shape of mince boat that is filled with cheesy mince. A well presented food in kid’s party and any other occasion.

This is a tried and tested recipe of my friend Nadia. So make it without any worries.

How to Make Arabic Fatayer (Mince Boats)

Arabic Fatayer (Mince Boats)
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Author:
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 6
Ingredients
For Filling
  • Onion 1 (chopped)
  • Oil 3 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Chicken mince 250gms
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Vinegar 1 tbsp
  • Zaatar (Arabic herb) 1tsp (Optional)
  • Tomato ketchup 4 tbsp
  • Mozzarella cheese 2 tbsp
For Dough
  • Flour 2 cups
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Instant yeast 1 tsp (heaped)
  • Nido milk powder 2 tbsp
Instructions
For Filling
  1. Fry onion in oil till golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste along with the mince, fry till water dries.
  2. Now add red chili powder, salt, cumin powder, garam masala powder and vinegar.
  3. Cover & simmer for 10 minutes or until mince is tender.
  4. Let it to cool on room temperature then add ketchup, mozzarella cheese & Zaatar. Filling is ready.
For dough
  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl & knead soft dough with lukewarm water. Leave it to rise for an hour.
  2. Punch down the dough. Now make small size equal balls. Roll out into an oval shaped. Place 1 tbsp mince on each boat. Lift the pointed edges & press to make a boat shape.
  3. Now apply egg wash. No need for second proofing.
  4. Bake them direct in a preheated oven at 180’C for 12 to 15 minutes or till golden.