Fuul Recipe


500g fuul musri (greenish-brownish-pooey-coloured beans)
1 tbsp salt
2 dates (optional)
1/2 cup sesame seed oil
1 tomato (optional)
1 onion (optional)
1 green pepper (optional)
50g jibna (feta cheese)
1 tsp shottar - chili powder (optional)
2 eggs (optional)


Soak beans in water for at least 3-hours.  Drain beans and put in water and cook in pressure cooker until soft.  Pour into a bowl and lightly mash with an empty Pepsi bottle.

Add chopped tomato, onion, green pepper, fried egg, salt, jibna, oil and shottar if desired.

Serve with bread and tamia.  For bosh, put pieces of bread in a bowl and pour fuul over it. 



After learning to cook Sudanese-style, Mark left Khartoum and paddled 3,000 miles down the River Nile through much of Sudan. Click here to find out about his Nile adventure and read extracts from his book based in The Sudan.



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