Fava Beans for Suhoor

Written by Asma

April 8, 2022

Fava Beans for Suhoor are one of the most prominent foods that sit on the suhoor table in Ramadan, and they are among the legumes with many health benefits, and they are a rich source of protein, fiber, and vitamins.Fava Beans Images – Browse 22,134 Stock Photos, Vectors, and Video | Adobe Stock

Green Fava beans for suhoor

Learn about a delicious way to serve on your Ramadan table for suhoor and serve green beans with coriander for Suhoor. From the Egyptian and the Lebanese cuisine, this dish is rich in nutritional benefits, and it tastes delicious and wonderful.
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Egyptian, Lebanese
Keyword: fava beans
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 103kcal
Author: Asma


  • 2 lbs of green fava beans; fresh
  • Vegetable oil; 1 tablespoon
  • 1 Onion; large size / finely chopped
  • 5 Garlic cloves crushed
  • coriander and garlic steamed
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon quarter of all spices; you can just use ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice


  • Remove the ends of the green beans and cut them into equal sections, 7 cm long. Wash well, drain and set aside.
  • Heat the oil, add the onion and stir until it turns brown.
  • Add garlic and stir for 1 minute. Add the fava green beans, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes or until it becomes tender!
  • Add the coriander and garlic and stir to combine.
  • Add the water and spices and leave the mixture on a high heat until it starts to boil.
  • Cover the pot and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender.
  • Add lemon juice and leave it on the fire for a minute.
  • Pour into a serving dish.
  • Divide the dish into 4 equal portions.
  • Serve immediately or until cooled with Arabic bread.


Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fiber: 4g
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