Batbout Sandwiches

Written by Asma

April 7, 2021


Here is one of the most delicious sumptuous Ramadan appetizer recipes; the Batbout Sandwiches recipe, prepared with a delicious, slightly spicy tandoori chicken stuffing.

Batbout Sandwiches

This recipe is basically Moroccan, but it has spread quickly thanks to its super delicious taste.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Moroccan
Keyword: Batbout
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 306kcal
Author: Asma



  • 550 g fine semolina
  • 150 g of flour
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of salt
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon baker's yeast
  • 255 g milk
  • 2 1/4 cups of lukewarm water


  • 500 g pieces of chicken
  • 3 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp of tandoori coffee
  • 1 Tablespoon of ginger paste
  • 1 Tablspoon of lemongrass
  • 1 Tablespoon of curry
  • 1 tablespoon of garam masala
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  • In a salad bowl, pour the semolina, flour and salt and mix well.
  • Make a well and pour in the yeasts and milk
  • Knead by hand, pouring in the water little by little. You can also do this using a food processor for 15 minutes, while the dough becomes homogeneous and smooth
  • Add in the oil and knead for about 5 additional minutes.
  • Cover the chicken batbout dough with a damp cloth and let stand for about 20 minutes.
  • Cut the chicken into small cubes and mix in a bowl with the spices
  • Add the salt, lemongrass, ginger and garlic, then set aside for 20 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Chop the onions and brown them in a pan with olive oil until they are well caramelized.
  • Add the chicken and let simmer for 15 minutes. Season and set aside.
  • On a floured work surface, roll out the chicken batbout dough on a 1 cm thick roll.
  • Cut circles in the dough with a cookie cutter and place them on a floured cloth sprinkled with fine semolina.
  • Cover and let stand 10 minutes.
  • Cook the batbouts in a non-stick pan until golden brown, turning frequently.
  • Once cooled, split each chicken batbout in half and fill them with the tandoori chicken stuffing.
  • Serve and enjoy your batbout sandwiches!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 40.4g | Protein: 8.2g | Fat: 12.7g | Sodium: 108.9mg | Potassium: 243.3mg | Fiber: 7.3g
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