FALAFEL


FALAFEL

TOTAL: 20 mins

SERVING: 4-6

Falafel is a traditional middle eastern street food made of Chickpea, Parsely, and fresh Coriander. Adding to that some spice’s, made into balls and deep fried.

Falafel is high in soluble fiber, which has been shown to be effective in lowering blood cholesterol.

Falafel has become popular among vegetarians and vegans, as an alternative to meat-based street foods, and is now sold in packaged mixes in health-food stores. However, I like to make falafel at home from scratch.

The falafel balls are topped with salads, pickled vegetables, hot sauce, and drizzled with tahini-based sauces. (Source Wiki)


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Ingredients

  • 250 gm Chickpea

  • 1 medium sized Onion Chopped

  • 1 small bunch Parsley

  • 1 small bunch fresh Coriander

  • 1 pc Green Chili

  • 3 Garlic cloves

  • ½ tsp baking soda

  • 2 tbsp Chickpea flour

  • ½ tsp black pepper (optional)

  • 1 tsp Salt

Method:

  1. Take a cup of chickpea in a bowl full of water. Soak overnight for 8-12 hrs.

  2. Take a blender and add Chopped onion, green chili, parsley, fresh coriander, cloves, and salt. Blend well.

  3. Now add soaked chickpea and blend till it forms into coarse sand.

  4. Place the mixture in a bowl, add some chickpea flour and baking soda and mix well.

  5. Close with a lid and refrigerate for an hour and deep fry in oil.

  6. Serve as a falafel ball snack or with salad or as a sandwich.

Note: The texture of the falafel mixture should be coarse and not too wet to make fine balls.


Check this link for a delicious dip

https://www.azeeskitchen.com/post/hummus


Relish this smacking delicious falafel balls with family and friends this Summer with rainy evenings.

Until then, signing off!

Stay Healthy! Stay Safe!



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