Foul Mudammas, also known as Ful Mudammas, Ful Medamas, Foul Medammas. Very popular in Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Syria. Of course each country has its own variation. It is considered the national dish of Egypt. It is also a daily dish in Sudan.
Foul means dried beans.
Place the fava beans with the liquid in the can into a pot on medium heat and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, paprika, cumin, cayenne pepper or chili pepper [Optional], with the lemon juice and mix together. After the fava beans have cooked for 5 minutes add the tomatoes, green onions then place the lemon and spice mixture into the pot, bring to a boil. Serve in a bowl and top with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Pita Bread.
Completely Vegan/Vegetarian. Excellent to eat with Pita Bread. This recipe is traditionally eaten in the mornings or for lunch but can also be a great dinner.
Some questions I've received regarding Foul Mudammas
Question: I've made this before. I'm always looking for variations, I make mine from dried beans, it only takes about an hour.
Answer: Yes, you can definitely make it with dried beans also. Just need to cook it ahead of time as you already know. Hope you tried and liked this variation.?
- Fava Beans - 1 Can [15 Ounce]
- Green Onions - 4 - Thinly Sliced
- Tomato - 2 Medium Size - Finely Chopped
- Cumin - 1 Teaspoon
- Paprika - 1 1/2 Teaspoon
- Chili Pepper - To Taste [Optional]
- Garlic - 4 to 5 Cloves - Crushed
- Lemon Juice - 2 Tablespoon - To Taste
- Salt - To Taste
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil - To Taste