Aug 5, 2008

Hummus with Foul


This recipe includes two popular Arabic dishes mixed together. This is a very popular Palestinian recipe that you really have to try. Hummus as many of you know is a great dip for anytime of the day while foul is something that we tend to eat for breakfast, together it unstoppable at any time of the day.

A. Hummus:
1 (15 ounce) can of chickpeas
1/4 cup of water
5 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons olive oil
Pine nuts (optional)

1.Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can.

2.Combine chickpeas, water, lemon juice, tahini, garlic and salt in food processor. Add 1/4 cup of water. Blend for 3-5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

B. Foul:
1 (15 ounce) can fava beans
3 chopped garlic cloves, diced
2 tablespoons tahini
1 lemon
water
salt
olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

1. Drain water from beans, rinse beans and add garlic then place on stove top and bring to boil.

2. Drain boiled beans and mash until you get a thick paste. Add lemon juice and tahini, mix together well.

3. Gradually add water until mix becomes to a good consistency.

C. In a large plate add hummus. Make a well in the center of hummus and add foul.
Optional: sprinkle pine nuts, olive oil and parsley on top.

Yields: 12 servings

7 fabulous comments:

Leslie said...

Hummus is one of my favorite snacks!
AHHHHH so you are the creator of the Yum Yum award! U always wondered where those things come from??!!! Thanks for stopping by my blog...stop back by anytime!

Anisheetu said...

Hi Noor, thanks for visiting my blog and thanks again for starting the yum yum award... it feels really very nice when u recive such awards... :) happy blogging...

Johnna Knows Good Food: Yum Yum, Gimme Some! said...

Hummus is one of my favorites! aanndd Welcome back to the area!:-)

rekhas kitchen said...

hi noor thanks for visiting my blog and a lovely comment you are allways wellcome for indian food recipes in my blog i have tasted hummus in many places here in UAE but i did'nt make at home now i can try your recipe thanks for shareing

Prudy said...

Ooh that sounds so delicious. I have never made foul but I'd love to try it with my hummus.

Shari said...

It's so interesting to find out what people in different countries eat for breakfast! Thanks for letting me know that you started the Yum Yum Blog Award! Thanks for dropping by.
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Jenny said...

Yum Noor!
this sounds so incredible. I'm a sucker for hummus, it's just so darn good!