How to Prepare a "Ful" Dish

by Strawberry ๐ŸŽ€Ribbon

"Ful" or "Foul" is a very popular dish in the Middle East, particularly in Egypt and it can be made in many ways. This is one way to enjoy it ๐Ÿ˜‹


  • olive oil
  • 1 can broad beans
  • 1 average size onion, sliced
  • 1 average size tomato, sliced
  • Pinch of salt
  • Ground black pepper & cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon Taheena (optional)
  • Some chopped parsley
  • Green chilli (optional)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    You may want to know that broad beans are also known as "faba" and "fava" beans. You can use canned or dried beans (after you soak them in the water for hours). I use beans in can to save time.

    Step 2

    "Tahina" is the Arabic name for sesame thick juice. This is optional, if you couldn't find it in your town, no problem โœŒ Any way, any ingredient without quantity is subjected to your taste๐ŸŒธ

    Step 3

    Chop onion and tomato.

    Step 4

    Heat olive oil, add the chopped onion and tomato, and stir.

    Step 5

    Add black pepper, cumin, and salt.

    Step 6

    Add broad beans and stir.

    Step 7

    Smash some beans by this tool or simply use spoon.

    Step 8

    Step 9

    Chop some parsley.

    Step 10

    Add it to the pan and mix.

    Step 11

    Add Tahina.

    Step 12

    Add green chilli.

    Step 13

    And ready to be served ๐Ÿ˜Š

    Step 14

    Life quote: "When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile". ~Anonymous~ Have a nice day ๐ŸŒธ