← Back to Search Results Middle Eastern
ful-ahdar-bel-roz-wal-laban-zabadi

Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Fresh Green Fava Beans with Rice and Yogurt

You need young fava beans, not tough old ones. Some supermarkets sell them shelled in the season. Good-quality frozen ones are also fine to use. An Iranian grocer near where I live sells frozen skinned ones from Iran which are exceptional. The dish can be served hot or cold. The yogurt can be poured over the rice or served in a separate bowl.

Yield : 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups American long grain rice
  • Salt
  • 4-5 tablespoons mild extra virgin olive oil
  • Bunch of dill or mint, finely chopped
  • White pepper
  • 14 ounces shelled fava beans, fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups plain whole milk yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed (optional)

Directions

Pour the rice into boiling salted water. Boil hard for about 14 minutes, until it is almost but not entirely tender. Drain and put back into the pan. Stir in 3 tablespoons of the oil, the herbs, and salt and pepper to taste. Put the lid on and leave the pan on very low heat for the rice to steam for about 15 minutes, or until tender.

Boil the fava beans in salted water for a few minutes, until tender, then drain. Stir gently into the rice with the remaining oil.

Serve hot or cold with the yogurt, beaten with crushed garlic if you like and a little salt, poured over.


© 1968, 1972, 1985, 2000 Claudia Roden

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information includes 3/4 teaspoon of added salt.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

498kcal (25%)
191mg (19%)
2mg (4%)
60mcg RAE (2%)
893mg
150mg
23g
8g
18g
74g
8mg (3%)
339mg (14%)
3g (15%)
13g (20%)
7mg (41%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

antipasti-fabulous-appetizers-and-small-plates Antipasti: Fabulous Appetiz...
by Joyce Goldstein
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
usa-cookbook U.S.A. Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins
the-whole-beast-nose-to-tail-eating The Whole Beast: Nose to Ta...
by Fergus Henderson
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
jacques-torres-a-year-in-chocolate-80-recipes-for-holidays-and-special-occasions Jacques Torres' A Year in C...
by Judith Choate, Jacques Torres
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?