Arabic Falafel

A popular snack of Arab East served with pita bread, chopped lettuce etc.

Arabic Falafel

A popular snack of Arab East served with pita bread, chopped lettuce etc.

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 09 Jul 2010

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing arabic falafel, first soak dried chickpeas overnight and drain off all water on preceding day.

Step 2

Grind the chickpeas to a fine paste by adding little water. Keep this aside.

Step 3

Grind together green chillies, baking soda, garlic, coriander leaves, parsley leaves, coriander seeds and cumin seeds to a fine paste along with 1 1/2 tsp of chickpeas paste.

Step 4

Add ground parsley mixture to chickpeas paste, add salt and mix well.

Step 5

Pluck off small portions from the dough and make small balls. Flatten each ball with your palm.

Step 6

Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry falafel to a golden brown color.

Step 7

Arabic falafel, a tasty nutritious evening time snack is ready. Serve hot with pita bread and chopped lettuce.

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Shamna

Good snack!

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