Step 1: 1) The night before you want to make Loubia, place the beans in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Allow to soak over night. Rinse and drain before use.
Step 2: 2) In a large casserole dish, seal the meat in the oil. Add the beans, paprika and cumin, mix well and cook on a low heat for a few mins.
Step 3: 3) Pour 2 litres of water over the beans, add the salt and pepper. Cover and cook on a medium heat for 1 hour.
Step 4: 4) After 1 hour add 500ml water and the tin of tomato. Add the garlic, 2 tsp salt, 2 1/2 tsp paprika and 1 1/2 tsp cumin.
Step 5: 5) Cover and cook for 30mins on a medium heat as before.
Step 6: 6) After 30mins, remove the lid and simmer uncovered for a further 30mins, stirring occasionally.
Step 7: 7) Check the seasoning, you may need to add more salt or pepper, then serve hot with fresh crusty bread.