Arab Falafel

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves:6
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Arab Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound - broad Fava beans (skinless), soaked overnight
  • 1/2 pound - dried chick peas, soaked overnight
  • 3 - Cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 - large onion, finely chopped
  • 6 - large scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 - hot pepper, finely chopped or ground
  • 1 tbsp - baking soda
  • 3 tbsp - flour
  • 1 cup - finely chopped Parsley
  • 1 tsp - ground coriander
  • 1.5 tsp - ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp - salt
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying

How to Make Arab Falafel

  • Drain and rinse the beans, using cold water.
  • Pound, grind or put the beans through the food processor, until minced finely.
  • Add the garlic , onions and peppers, mix well.
  • Add the remaining ingredients.
  • Pound or process into a paste.
  • Cover and let stand for 1.5 hour.
  • Take about 2 tbsp of the mixture and form patties about 1.5 inch in diameter.
  • Let the patties set for another 15 minutes.
  • Fry them in vegetable oil until golden brown.
  • Serve with fresh pita bread, tomato, cucumber topped with tahini sauce.