Foul Mudamas is a staple breakfast in most of the Middle East; especially popular in Egypt. It is garlicky smashed fava beans eaten with bread. This breakfast will fuel you and keep you full for the rest of the day (it will keep you foul…. get it?). 

– 2 cans fava beans ⁣
– 1 cup hot water ⁣
– 5 cloves garlic⁣
– 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin⁣
– 1 tablespoon salt ⁣
– 1/4 cup lemon juice ⁣
To decorate: Parsley, diced tomatoes, chickpeas, extra virgin olive oil. ⁣
To serve: Pita bread (crunchy or not). ⁣



The How: ⁣
Empty the cans of beans into a pot, with their water. Add the hot water, garlic, and cumin to the pot. Cover and simmer on medium heat for about 30 minutes. ⁣



In a pot place the lemon juice and the recently boiled beans; without the cooking liquid. ⁣



Mash the mixture with a fork, potato masher, or pestle. If you find The mixture a little bit dry, add a few tablespoons of the cooking liquid and mash again. You want it smooth-ish. ⁣

Decorate with the parsley, chickpeas, and diced tomatoes. Pour a generous amount of extra-virgin olive oil all over the top. Serve with pita bread. ⁣

 

Foul Mudamas

Foul Mudamas

Foul Mudamas is a staple breakfast in most of the Middle East; especially popular in Egypt. It is garlicky smashed fava beans eaten with bread. This breakfast will fuel you and keep you full for the rest of the day (it will keep you foul.... get it?).

Ingredients

  • - 2 cans fava beans ⁣
  • - 1 cup hot water ⁣
  • - 5 cloves garlic⁣
  • - 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin⁣
  • - 1 tablespoon salt ⁣
  • - 1/4 cup lemon juice ⁣
  • To decorate: Parsley, diced tomatoes, chickpeas, extra virgin olive oil. ⁣
  • To serve: Pita bread (crunchy or not). ⁣

Instructions

  1. Empty the cans of beans into a pot, with their water. Add the hot water, garlic, and cumin to the pot. Cover and simmer on medium heat for about 30 minutes. ⁣
  2. In a pot place the lemon juice and the recently boiled beans; without the cooking liquid. ⁣
  3. Mash the mixture with a fork, potato masher, or pestle. If you find The mixture a little bit dry, add a few tablespoons of the cooking liquid and mash again. You want it smooth-ish. ⁣
  4. Decorate with the parsley, chickpeas, and diced tomatoes. Pour a generous amount of extra-virgin olive oil all over the top. Serve with pita bread. ⁣
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