Foul Medames - Kacang Pool
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  • 2 cans (400 g each) foul medames - Blend till quite fine with some water
  • 1.5 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp fennel powder
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
To be blended into a paste
  • 2 large onions
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 6 sunny side up
  • 2 onions - diced
  • 3 green chilies- sliced
  • 6 small limes - halved
  1. Pour oil into a hot pan and stir fry the blended paste until fragrant.
  2. Add in coriander powder, cumin powder and fennel powder and fry for 5 minutes till the spices are fragrant.
  3. Pour in blended beans, mix it with butter and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add about ¾ - 1 cup of water (depending on the consistency) and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  5. Season with black pepper and salt, if required.
To serve
  1. Serve the dish in a deep plate and top up with a sunny side egg, diced onion and lime.
  2. This dish is best accompanied with slices of toasted baguette.
The canned beans already contain salt, so go easy on the salt.
Foul keeps really well so you can keep a batch in the fridge and just reheat it before consuming.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 Calories: 164 Fat: 11g Saturated fat: 3g Unsaturated fat: 7g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 19g Sugar: 6g Sodium: 44mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 10mg
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at