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Falafel

Falafel

Falafel, is a traditional Middle Eastern food,commonly served in a pita, which acts as a pocket, or wrapped in a flatbread.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chickpeas soaked
  • ½ Onion chopped
  • 4 Garlic
  • ½ cup Parsley
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • ¼ tsp Pepper powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp Cayenne pepper or chilli powder
  • 1 tsp All purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice

Method:

  1. In a mixer, add chickpeas, onion, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, cayenne powder, all purpose flour, lemon juice.
  2. You need crispy consistency falafel grind a course paste and grind paste.
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan. Meanwhile, form mixture into round balls or slider-shaped patties using wet hands or a falafel scoop.
  5. Deep fry the falafels of 5-6 at a time till golden brown on both sides.

Sample Pictorial:

1st

In a mixer, add chickpeas.

 

2nd

Add onion,garlic.

 

3rd

Add parsley and salt.

 

4th

Add pepper powder,cumin powder,coriander powder and cayenne pepper powder.

 

5th

Add all purpose flour.

 

6th

Add lemon juice and grind,refrigerate for 1-2 hours.

 

7th

Heat oil in a frying pan.Add falafel balls till golden brown.Falafel is ready now.

 

 

 

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