Sunday, January 27, 2013

Fasolada/Fasolatha (National Dish of Greece) φασολάδα

Fasolada is a National Dish of Greece (Greek National Dish). It is also popular in Cyprus.
It is a Delicious Soup.

Lima Beans
  • Lima beans/ White beans (dried)    2 cup 
  • Olive oil 1/4 cup
  • Tomatoes(red ripe)  chopped 3-5
  • Carrot chopped 1 cup
  • Tomato paste/Tomato Ketchup  2 tablespoon
  • Garlic chopped 5-6 cloves
  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon
  • Celery fresh  chopped 1/4 cup
  • Parsley for garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper cutter 1-2 teaspoon
  • Red Chilli cutter  1/2 teaspoon
  • Oregano dried 1/2 teaspoon


  • Soak Lima beans for 5-6 hours , wash and drain. Keep aside.
  • Now in a pan saute onion in oil for 1-2 minutes, then add tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic, carrot and spices fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Then add Lima beans and celery and lemon juice, and cook on low flame till beans are tender.
  • Adjust consistency of soup, adjust salt and pepper and garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Delicious Fasolada Soup of Greek is ready.
  • Serve hot in serving bowl.