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A popular snack of Arab East served with pita bread, chopped lettuce etc.
Published On: 09 Jul 2010
English: Green Chillies
tamil: Pachchii Milagai
telugu: Patchimirapa / Pachchi Mirapakayalu
kannada: Hasi Menasinakai
hindi: Hara Mircha / Hari Mirch
Bengali: Kancha Lanka / Maricha
Konkani: Jeevisaang / Tanrni Mirsang / Tanrni Miriyasang
Marathi: Pachchai Milagai
Oriya: Lila Marcha
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
tamil: Poondu / Vellaipoondu
malayalam: Veluthulli / Vellulli
telugu: Vellulli / Velluri / Ullipayilu / Vellipaaya / Tellapaayalu / Velluli Payalu
hindi: Lehsan / Lasun
Bengali: Rasoon / Rashun
Konkani: Lahsun / Losan
Marathi: Lasun / Lusson
Punjabi: Lassan / Lahsun
Urudu: Lassun / Leshun
English: Coriander Seeds
tamil: Kothamalli / Varakothamalli
malayalam: Kothamalli / Malli
kannada: Kottambari Beeja / Haveeja
hindi: Dhania / Dhana
Bengali: Dhonay / Dhaniya
Gujarati: Dhana / Dhaniya / Kothmiri / Libdhaba
Konkani: Kottambari / Konpir
Marathi: Dhane / Kothimir
Kashmiri: Deaniwal / Kothambalari
English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
Bengali: Laban / Noone
For preparing arabic falafel, first soak dried chickpeas overnight and drain off all water on preceding day.
Grind the chickpeas to a fine paste by adding little water. Keep this aside.
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.
Add ground parsley mixture to chickpeas paste, add salt and mix well.
Pluck off small portions from the dough and make small balls. Flatten each ball with your palm.
Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry falafel to a golden brown color.
Arabic falafel, a tasty nutritious evening time snack is ready. Serve hot with pita bread and chopped lettuce.
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