Ful medames

Lathyrus sativus

Appears in

The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

  • About

Ful medames

This small light brown bean has a white variation called ‘ful nabed’. Ful medames give their name to one of Egypt’s national dishes and are tasty additions to soups, casseroles, salads and other savoury dishes.
  • Low-fat. High in fibre.