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Middle Eastern Bean Dip

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Adjust Servings:
2 cup fava beans- peeled and canned
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion- minced and sliced
2 garlic cloves- roasted
1 tsp cumin
1 cup water
salt to taste
1 tsp pepper- black
1/2 tsp lemon juice

Nutritional information

50.21 g
21.12 g
29.45 g
74 mg
0 mg

Middle Eastern Bean Dip

  • Veg
    • 30 mins
    • Serves 4
    • Easy



    It’s good if a meal is delicious, it’s better if it’s nutritious and it’s best if it has medicinal uses. This middle Eastern bean dip gives you all of these. This meal has traveled through time and survived and it is not about to fizzle out now. The people of Israel where it originates from are not ready to let it go, and for good reason. In the same vein, once you’ve had a taste of this enticing dish, you won’t be ever ready to let it go. And that’s good for you.

    Get yourself to the kitchen – you are about to start one of the most rewarding kitchen experiences someone could have.

    Health Benefits

    This recipe might be too traditional but it houses vital nutrients the body needs to do fine. It is delicious and nutritious and it has nutrients such as protein, fat, cholesterol, magnesium, potassium, and some vitamin components.  one of the ingredients and it is a good source of protein. Protein helps the body to build up its tissues and also repair torn ones. Also, oil moderates the temperature of the body and helps it run an effortless metabolism.

    Lemon is good for consumption as it helps solve issues of indigestion. Apart from this, it contains antioxidant properties that boost the immune system. When the immune system is strong, it keeps diseases at bay and the body system will remain healthy.

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    How to make Middle Eastern Bean Dip (Foul Mudammas)

    • Pour your canned fava beans in a colander to drain, rinse in cold water and keep it apart
    • Heat oil in a skillet, stir in and fry onion till it turns golden, add garlic, cumin, fava beans, 1/2 cup water and boil for 15 minutes
    • Add salt and pepper to taste and let it simmer for 5 minutes for the beans to become tender. Open the lid of pot for the liquid to reduce and continue the cooking
    • Add fava beans mixture in bowl, pour in lemon juice, and mix the mixture thoroughly
    • Serve hot and enjoy.


    Cumin has been around for hundreds of years and it gives a characteristic delicious touch to many Indian recipes.

    Leya Abbas


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