Ful Mudammas - Egyptian Bean Main Dish
Ful Mudammas - Egyptian Bean Main Dish is :
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dried fava beans
juice of lemon
Smash garlic cloves with a flat part of the knife and remove the outer layers. Chop parsley.In a small skillet toast cumin seeds until you can smell intense aroma.
Transfer to a pestle and mortar and grind.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or pot and add the garlic cloves and cumin.
Saute one minute and add drained Fava beans. Cover with water, put a lid on and simmer for about an hour or until beans are soft.
Drain cooked beans through a sieve reserving the flavorful water.
Let them cool down a bit and start shelling them. Make a small cut or tear a small opening on one end of a bean and squeeze the content back into the flavorful water. Throw away the shells.Bring back beans to a boil and using potato masher, mash them slightly.
Add parsley, lemon juice and tomatoes and simmer few more minutes until slightly reduced and thick. Stir from time to time.At the end season with salt and pepper and serve with pita bread.