Fava bean puree - bissara (morocco)

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Large dry fava beans; soaked overnight
\N \N And drained
3 \N Cloves garlic; crushed
\N \N Salt; to taste
½ cup Olive oil
8 cups Water
5 tablespoons Lemon juice
2 teaspoons Cumin
1 teaspoon Paprika
½ teaspoon Chili powder
½ cup Chopped parsley

Place the fava beans, garlic, salt, 4 tablespoons of the olive oil, and water in a pot; then cook over medium heat until the beans are tender.

Place the beans in a food processor and process until smooth, then return to the pot. Add the lemon juice and cumin, and cook for 5 minutes over low heat. Spoon onto a serving platter. Pour the remaining olive oil evenly over the top; then sprinkle with the paprika and chilli powders. Garnish with the parsley and serve.

*Hanneman >FROM THE LANDS OF FIGS AND OLIVES, Habeeb Salloum and James Peters. 1995. Paperback 1997: Interlink Books. ISBN 1566561590 Recipe by: FROM THE LANDS OF FIGS AND OLIVES, Salloum and Peters (97)* By Kitpath <phannema@...> on Jun 12, 1998, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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