Monday, June 25, 2012

Fasolia Recipe

Fasolia Recipe


Fasolia is a famous main dish in many Arab countries and it is served with Lebanese rice. Enjoy this Fasolia recipe (white beans).

Ingredients for Fasolia Recipe:

1lb dried haricot beans
1 large onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
peeled tomato
1 tbsp tomato puree
olive oil for frying

Preparation of Fasolia Recipe:

1- Soak the beans overnight.
2- Drain and add fresh cold water. Bring to boil.
3- Meanwhile, sauté the onions and garlic.
4- Add peeled tomato, tomato puree and cook for 2-3 minutes.
5- When the beans have come to the boil for 10 minutes, drain and add freshly boiled water enough to cover.
6- Add the tomato sauce, cover and simmer for 45minutes or until the sauce has thickened and the beans are cooked.
7- Five minutes before the end, add the salt and pepper.
8- Allow the beans to stand for at least 15 minutes before serving. Serve as a main dish with Lebanese rice.
That’s the traditional Egyptian Fasolia Recipe Hope you like it.

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