Total time: 30 mins
Ful medames (pronounced ful-em-dem-es), or simply “fūl,” is a deeply flavorful mashed fava bean and chickpea based dish that is widely enjoyed in Lebanon, the Middle East and North Africa. Somewhere between a bean dip and a thick bean stew, ful medames originated in Egypt where remnants of the dish have been unearthed in pharaonic tombs, making it one of the oldest culinary traditions in the world. The beans are simmered until soft, then roughly mashed together with garlic, herbs and spices to create a remarkably flavored and wholesome dish that is typically ...
Total time: 55 mins