- 1 1/2 lbs of dried fava beans or broad beans
- 2 cloves crushed garlic
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
Drain, and cover with fresh water in large saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer on low for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until beans are tender.
Drain and place in medium bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Beans and remaining ingredients can be mashed together, or the beans can be left whole and gently mixed with remaining ingredients. It is more commonly served mashed together.
Serve hot with a fried egg and pita bread.
Don't have time to make ful yourself? Ful is sold as a canned good in Middle Eastern grocers. Try it now!