Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Foul Medames , or simply FUL is an Egyptian dish of cooked  fava beans or kidney beans  served with olive oil and optionally with chopped tomato, garlic , parsley  and onion. It is also a common meal of many other countries too. Mainly this is  a canned food and was exported from Egypt to many Arab countries.Here am sharing the recipe of the"" high calorie  meal"" with mashed kidney beans and olive oil

Kidney beans                   - 1 cup ( soaked in water  overnight)
Tomato                            - 1, small , very finely chopped
Garlic cloves                   - 5 nos, very finely chopped
Green chili                       - 1, finely chopped ( optional)
Olive oil                           -5 tbsp


  • Cook kidney beans  with 1 cup of water and required salt in cooker until 2 whistles.
  • Let it rest for few minutes.
  • Now open the lid and transfer the cooked beans to a pan and switch on the flame.
  • Mash it well with a spatula until thick consistency.
  • Do not add more water. When done remove from flame and transfer to a serving plate.
  • Top it with chopped garlic, tomato and chili (optional only).
  • Finally pour olive oil  over it and mix well.
  • Middle eastren foul medames / kidney beans gravy ready!!
  • Serve with kubboos, Dosa, Chappathi,,,!!!

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