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Falaffel Balls Recipe

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On :
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 275 gms. chickpeas, presoaked
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tbsp. tahini paste
  • 1 tsp. cumin powder
  • 100 gms. breadcrumbs (or wheatgerm, bulghar or rolled oats)
  • How to Make Falaffel Balls:

    1. Boil the chick peas in fresh water until soft (between 1 and 1 ½ hours on 30 mins in a pressure cooker).
    2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Mash the chick peas with the onion and garlic to form a thick pulp.
    3. Add the tahini paste, the beaten egg, the seasoning and the breadcrumbs (or cereal) and mix well together.
    4. Divide the mixture into small balls and bake in a greased baking tray for 15-20 mins.


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