Alternative names Fitiir
Type Meat pie
Place of origin Levant
Region or state Egypt, Iraq,Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria
Main ingredients Meat, spinach or cheese or Za'atar
Cookbook: Fatayer  Media: Fatayer

Fatayer (Arabic: فطاير) is a Middle Eastern meat pie that can alternatively be stuffed with spinach (sabanekh), or cheese (jibnah) such as Feta or Akkawi. It is part of Arab cuisine and is eaten in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, and other Arab countries in the region.[1]

See also


  1. Labensky, Steven; Ingram, Gaye G.; Labensky, Sarah R. (2001.) "Webster's New World Dictionary of Culinary Arts. Prentice Hall. p. 166.

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