Monday, November 10, 2008


Foul is usually a starter dish widely spread in the middle eastern counties specially Jordan, Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and other countries. By the way, many families in the region eat Foul on breakfast which is common. There are many restaurants in the middle east specialized in offering Foul, Hummus and Falafel as Abu-Jbarah and Kalha restaurants in Amman, Jordan. Now back to our foul recipe.

  • 1 cup cooked fava beans or canned fava beans (Foul)
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed with 1 tspn salt (as desired)
  • 2 tbls finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Drain warm fava beans. Put in a bowl. Mix garlic, lemon juice and 1/2 quantity of oil. Add to beans and mix well.
  • Garnish with parsley and olive oil. Serve with spring onions and tomatoes.


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