Tag: Pulses

Moroccan dried fava beans cooked in a silky and lemony sauce and topped with aged preserved lemon
Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan dried fava beans in chermoula – Foul mengoub

Moroccan dried  fava or broad beans recipe in a thick silky sauce is a frugal vegan/vegetarian dish served in winter during lunch time. Whilst it’s meant to be a cooked salad or starter, I personally started serving it as a main dish. The Arabic name is telling Some of us call it foul mengoub due […]

Moroccan white beans in tomato sauce
Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan white beans in tomato sauce

Moroccan white beans in tomato sauce is always served as a starter to a winter lunch. It can be made with or without tomatoes but a bit of tomato paste is definitely needed. Add-ons Because my family comes from Fez, we tend to use khlii and its fat in many things, this dish is one […]

Moroccan Bissara with fava beans and split peas
Soups and porridges, Starters, Salads and kemia

Moroccan Bissara with fava beans and split peas

Bissara is a humble dish, it’s the hillsman’s purée (Jebli, in Moroccan), the poor’s hearthy meal. It’s one of those comforting dishes we’re after in the cold days. It’s a vegetarian/vegan dish which packs a lot of goodness.  With a pinch of saffron, the dish becomes Tamarraqt as know in the mountainous Rif area   […]