Ful Medames

Fava beans served 3 DELICIOUS ways

by Middle Eats
Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways

Ful Medames is on the menu in Book recipe, and we are going to teach you how to make this delicious recipe from scratch!

Ful Medames or Fava beans are one of the most common breakfast foods in the Middle East. There are literally hundreds of unique ways to make and serve full. Today I’m going to show you how to serve full 3 amazing ways.

  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
  • Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways

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Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways
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Ful Medames

Rating: 5.0/5
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Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat

Ingredients

Ful Medames (Makes 2 cups):

Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways

  • 200g (1 cup) Dried fava beans
  • 50g (1/4 cup) Red lentils (Optional)
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1/4 Tsp Baking soda (Bicarbonate of soda)
  • 1/4 Tsp Ground cumin

Alexandrian Ful:

Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways

  • 200g (1 cup) Ful medames
  • 1 small Tomato
  • 1/2 small Red Onion
  • 1 mild Green Chilli
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 3-4 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt
  • 3/4 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp Chilli Powder
  • Optional coriander or parsley

Mashed Ful:

Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways

  • 400g (2 cups) Ful medames
  • 3-4 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tsp White Vinegar
  • 3/4 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp Chilli Powder
  • Salty pickles or Pickle Juice (Optional and you should blend into the paste if you are using)

Ful Tagine:

Ful Medames Fava beans served DELICIOUS ways

  • 200g (1 cup) Ful medames
  • 200g (7 oz) Chopped Tomatoes (Canned)
  • 50g (1.75 oz) Basturma/Pasterma or cured meat
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 2-3 Eggs
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 3/4 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 Tsp Paprika or Chilli Powder

Instructions

To make the Ful Medames:

  1. Place your dried fava beans in a bowl and add the bicarbonate of soda
  2. Fill the bowl with water and allow the beans to soak for 3 hours
  3. After 3 hours rinse the beans and drain
  4. Wash the lentils, then add them, the beans, tomato and cumin to a pot and fill the pot with boiling water
  5. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat down to your lowest setting and allow to simmer for 4-6 hours
  6. Remove from the heat when the bean is cooked through and the skin is tender
  7. Drain the beans from the pot, and retain with 1/2 a cup of the liquid it was boiled in

To make the Alexandrian Ful:

  1. Chop the Tomato and Onion into a medium dice
  2. Mince your garlic and chop the green chilli into small pieces
  3. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix thoroughly to combine
  4. Taste for seasoning and adjust to your liking

To make the Mashed Ful:

  1. Drain your fava beans in a sieve to remove excess liquid
  2. Use a potato masher or ricer to mash the beans into a paste
  3. Push the paste through a sieve until all the skins have been removed and you are left with pure bean paste
  4. Add the remaining ingredients to the paste and mix well
  5. Taste for seasoning and adjust to your liking
  6. Plate in a bowl, and garnish with olive oil as well as some chilli powder

To make the Tagine:

  1. Dice your onion into a medium dice
  2. Remove the spice coating from the basturma and slice into small squares
  3. Add the olive oil to a small pot over medium heat, then add the onion
  4. Saute the onion until cooked through and translucent
  5. Mince the garlic and add in with the basturma, cook for a couple of minutes
  6. Add the tomato to the pot and then allow to cook for 10-15 minutes until reduced and thick
  7. Add the beans and the remaining ingredients and mix well
  8. Place the mixture into some oven-safe ramekins and make a well in the centre of each one
  9. Crack an egg into the ramekins, then place in the oven to bake at 180c or 350f for 10-15 minutes until the eggs are cooked through
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Chapters
0:00 Intro
0:47 What is Ful Medames
1:58 Cooking Ful Medames at home
4:00 Alexandrian Ful Recipe
5:07 Mashed Ful Recipe
6:33 Ful Tagine Recipe
8:32 Taste test + Review

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