Fasulya Beeda Barda - Egyptian White Bean Salad

Total Time
10 mins
50 mins

Egyptian version of Turkish Piyaz. Cooking and preparation time do not include soaking time overnight! Submitted for Visit Egypt / NAME forum May 2012.

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  1. Soak beans overnight and cook without salt until soft, about 40-50 minutes (depends on which kind of bean you use).
  2. Drain cooked beans.
  3. Remove seeds from tomatoes, chop tomatoes.
  4. Thinly slice onion.
  5. Chop parsley.
  6. For the dressing, combine olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste, cumin and cayenne.
  7. Combine cooled beans, tomatoes, onions, parsley and dressing.
  8. If it is too tart, add a little more olive oil.