Kuku-ye Baghali ~ Fava Bean Kuku
Recipe type: Kuku
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Serves: 10 to 12
  • 1lb fava beans
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 onion, small diced
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh dill
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt & pepper
  1. Sauté diced onion and minced garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until translucent. Set aside once cooked.
  2. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil, season with salt then add fava beans. Cook covered for 5 minutes if fresh, or 8 minutes if frozen. Drain fava beans in a colander.
  3. In a mixing bowl beat eggs, then add baking powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well until all the baking powder lumps are gone.
  4. To the eggs add cooked fava beans, onion, and chopped dill. Mix well.
  5. Spray muffin pans with olive oil or canola oil spray, then evenly distribute the egg mixture. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes or until done.
  6. To bake without muffin pans, spray an oven proof dish with olive oil or canola oil, then add the batter. Bake for 30 minutes or until done.
Recipe by My Persian Kitchen at http://www.mypersiankitchen.com/kuku-ye-baghali-fava-bean-kuku/