Falafel

falafel

Falafel is an arabic fried dish made with chickpeas….This is my first try and I’m happy with the result..This is actually a healthy dish, u can even bake or air fry this to avoid deep frying.

Ingredients:

  • 1c Chick peas Soaked
  • 1/2c Fawa Beans Soaked
  • 1c Parsely
  • 3/4c Coriander leaves
  • 1/4c Mint leaves
  • 5 to 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Onion
  • 1tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2tsp Pepper powder
  • 1tbsp Bread crumbs
  • 1tbsp All purpose flour
  • 1/2tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2tsp Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying

Method:

1.Soak the chick peas and fawa beans separately at least 12 hrs or overnight.
2.Coarse grind the beans well.
3.Now grind the parsely,coriander leaves,mint leaves,onion and garlic to a fine paste.
4.Add this to the grinded beans and mix well.
5.Add the powders and spices to this and mix well.
6.Keep this aside for 15 mins.
8.Now shape this to small vadas and fry in the oil till its dark brown and inner part is cooked.
9.Drain the excess oil.
10.Serve hot with tahina sauce,hummus with pita bread or any roti.7.Now heat oil in a kadai.