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Sabich is Israeli sandwich stuffed with fried eggplants, boiled eggs, salad and assortment of flavourful sauces in Pita bread. The intense flavors of Sabich are so universal that no matter from which part of the world you belong. The first bite will always feel like something familiar. If I have to describe Sabich in one word it would definitely be ‘happiness It is an Israeli-Iraqi hybrid dish and was introduced as Shabbat food

Sabich A Sandwich Recipe from Israel

Sabich is one of the most delicious sandwiches from Israeli Jewish cuisine. Moist slices of fried eggplant and boiled eggs with a creamy layer of hummus and crunchy Israeli salad drizzled with Amba sauce and tahini in a pita pocket make Sabich an incredibly delicious sandwich. 
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Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: israeli, Middle Eastern
Diet: Kosher
Keyword: sabich, sandwich
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 4 pita
  • 300 grams eggplant
  • 4 Eggs
  • ½ cup Israeli vegetable salad
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon Tahini sauce
  • 4 tablespoon Amba sauce
  • 4 tablespoon Hummus
  • 1 tablespoon parsley


How to prepare:

  • Sprinkle slices of eggplant with salt and pepper and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Fry it on both sides in a non stick pan in one tablespoon of olive oil and place on paper towel to get rid of extra oil.
  • For a healthier version you can simply brush eggplant slices with olive oil and grill them)
  • Warm the pita in an oven or over a griddle.
  • Cut it intp two pieces from the middle. Slit it open from like a pocket.

Assemble a Sandwich

  • Slit the pita in the center to make a pocket
  • Spread sauces in the of pita.
  • Make layers of eggplant, hardboiled egg and pickled vegetables.
  • Drizzle sauces in between each layer to add on flavors.
  • Serve it with some more Amba sauce and Tahini.
  • I served it with my favorite choice, hot steaming cup of chai.