Fasouliyeh Habb Bel-Bandourah

February 20th, 2010

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Fasouliyeh Habb Bel-Bandourah means white beans cooked in tomato sauce. It is prepared from white beans, meat cubes, onion and tomato paste, and served with rice.

Let’s make Fasouliyeh Habb Bel-Bandourah:

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1. This is dried white beans.

2. Rinse white beans with water in several changes, then cover with water and soak overnight.

3. Next day, drain white beans.

4. In deep pot, put white beans, and cover with water.

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5. Cook on medium heat until boiling, once the water is boiling, lower the heat and let it boil on low heat, during boiling a foam will occur on surface of water.

6, 7. Skim any foam that rises to surface.

8. White beans took 30 minutes to become soft (time may varies according to the brand), don’t cook them too long or they will get mushy. Turn off heat, keep white beans in the pot with the water, and set aside.

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9. Meanwhile, cut meat into cubes.

10. Put the meat in a pot and cover with water.

11. Turn on heat, and keep until boil and a foam occur on surface.

12. Once the foam is formed, you can see it very clearly, turn off heat, and take the pot and put under water so all the foam is washed and removed.

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13. This is meat after removing the foam.

14. In deep pot, heat ghee.

15. Add meat cubes and stir for 5 minutes.

16. Cut onions into small pieces.

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17. Add onion to the meat and stir for 5 minutes.

18. Add 3 L water to meat and onion, and add salt.

19. Cover the pot, and put on medium heat, and check until it starts to boil vigorously.

20. Once water is vigorously boiling, lower the heat, and cover the pot, and check on it until the meat is cooked and tender, it took 2 hours until it is well done and tender.

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21. After two hours, this pot contains meat, onion and water.

22. This pot contains white beans and water.

23, 24. Take white beans with 500 ml of water (from the pot in picture 22), and add them to the pot that contains meat and onion (the pot in picture 21).

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25. Now, we have only one pot contains white beans, meat, onion, water, and salt. Let the mixture boil on medium heat for 30 minutes.

26. After 30 minutes, prepare tomato paste.

27. Add tomato paste to the pot, and stir.

28. Let it boil for 30 minutes on low heat, then turn off heat and serve with rice.

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Rice with Vermicelli

29. Rinse rice with water in several changes.

30. Boil water, then soak the rice in boiled water for 10 minutes, and set aside.

31. Melt ghee and bring it to high heat.

32. Prepare vermicelli.

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33. Add vermicelli to ghee, and stir until golden brown in color, then turn off heat and let it cool for minutes.

34. Turn on heat, then add 5 5/8 cups water and salt to the vermicelli, and let it boil.

35. Meanwhile, drain rice, then rinse it with cold water in several changes.

36. This is the water which had been added to the vermicelli, it is boiling.

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37. Once the water is boiling vigorously, add rice.

38. Check samda (know more about samda in Maqloubat Al-Bathenjan), and keep the rice for 5 minutes over high heat so it will boil vigorously, then lower heat and cover pot and keep for 15 – 20 minutes till rice is cooked, when it is completely cooked, turn off heat, stir and serve.

Serve Fasouliyeh Habb Bel-Bandourah hot with rice and sliced red radish.

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Fasouliyeh Habb Bel-Bandourah

From: Family Recipe / Servings: 5 – 6 People
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350 g dried white beans

Water, for soaking white beans

Water, for cooking white beans

250 g fat free boneless lamb meat,
cut into cubes

Water, for meat

1 tbsp ghee, for meat

2 medium red onions

3 L Water, to cover meat and onion

Salt

1 cup tomato paste

Rice with Vermicelli

3 3/4 cups Egyptian short grain rice

Boiling water, for soaking rice

2 tbsp ghee

3/4 cup vermicelli

5 5/8 cups water

Salt

To Serve

Red radish, sliced

This is white beans.

Rinse white beans with water in several changes, then cover with water and soak overnight.

Next day, drain white beans.

In deep pot, put white beans, and cover with water.

Cook on medium heat until it start to boil, once the water is boiling, lower the heat and let it boil on low heat, during boiling a foam will occur on surface of water.

Skim any foam that rises to surface.

White beans took 30 minutes to become soft (time may varies according to the brand), don’t cook them too long or they will get mushy. Turn off heat, keep white beans in the pot with the water, and set aside.

Meanwhile, cut meat into cubes.

Put the meat in a pot and cover with water.

Turn on heat, and keep until boil and a foam occur on surface.

Once the foam is formed, you can see it very clearly, turn off heat, and take the pot and put under water so all the foam is washed and removed.

This is meat after removing the foam.

In deep pot, heat ghee.

Add meat cubes and stir for 5 minutes.

Cut onions into small pieces.

Add onion to the meat and stir for 5 minutes.

Add 3 L water to meat and onion, and add salt.

Cover the pot, and put on medium heat, and check until it starts to boil vigorously.

Once water is vigorously boiling, lower the heat, and cover the pot, and check on it until the meat is cooked and tender, it took 2 hours until it is well done and tender.

After two hours, this pot contains meat, onion and water.

This pot contains white beans and water.

Take white beans with 500 ml of water (from the pot in picture 22), and add them to the pot that contains meat and onion (the pot in picture 21).

Now, we have only one pot contains white beans, meat, onion, water, and salt. Let the mixture boil on medium heat for 30 minutes.

After 30 minutes, prepare tomato paste.

Add tomato paste to the pot, and stir.

Let it boil for 30 minutes on low heat, then turn off heat and serve.

Rice with Vermicelli

Rinse rice with water in several changes.

Boil water, then soak the rice in boiled water for 10 minutes, and set aside.

Melt ghee and bring it to high heat.

Prepare vermicelli.

Add vermicelli to ghee, and stir until golden brown in color, then turn off heat and let it cool for minutes.

Turn on heat, then add 5 5/8 cups water and salt to the vermicelli, and let it boil.

Meanwhile, drain rice, then rinse it with cold water in several changes.

This is the water which had been added to the vermicelli, it is boiling.

Once the water is boiling vigorously, add rice.

Check samda (know more about samda in Maqloubat Al-Bathenjan), and keep the rice for 5 minutes over high heat so it will boil vigorously, then lower heat and cover pot and keep for 15 – 20 minutes till rice is cooked, when it is completely cooked, turn off heat, stir and serve.

Serve Fasouliyeh Habb Bel-Bandourah hot with rice and sliced red radish.

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