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Arab Falafel Recipe

Arab Falafel is a popular Arab Starter
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On :
Thursday, 12 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Arab Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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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:

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



     

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