Beans are a staple in the Jordanian diet. Chickpeas are used to make hummus and are often mixed with rice to make a Jordanian local dish called Idreh (rice with chickpeas), or mixed with foul (fava beans) and bread to make Jordanians’ favourite fatteh. Beans are rich in proteins - compounds that are needed to give us energy, make us grow, and maintain and repair the health of our tissues. When eaten with grains such as bread or rice; beans make proteins as nutritious as they are found in meats.
In addition to being rich in proteins, beans contain calcium, phosphorus,...