Saturday, 3 November 2012

Falafel-Deep fried Chick peas

Falafel is a famous appetizer from the middle-east which is is popular in many parts of the world.It is usually made from fava beans mixed with some spices,herbs and onions.You can use chickpeas instead of fava beans.Falafel tastes best with pita bread and tahini sauce(Sesame seeds sauce).

Chickpeas-2 cups,soaked overnight
Fresh parsley-1/2 cup,finely chopped
Green coriander leaves-3-4 teaspoons,chopped
Garlic-8-10 cloves,peeled and crushed
Onions-1 small,chopped
Cumin seeds-1/2 teaspoon
Black pepper-a generous pinch
Red chilli flakes-2 teaspoons
Salt to taste
Oil-2 cups,for frying

-Soak the chickpeas in water for 8-10 hours or overnight.
-Take a mixie jar and add all the above ingredients except oil and blend to make a smooth paste.
-Heat 2 cups of oil in a pan and deep fry the falafels taking small portions at a time.
-Serve then in pita bread with some cut onions,lettuce and pickled vegetables.

1 comment:

  1. super delicious and super tempting!!! Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes... Please add the link to the event announcement page and to Nupur's page. They are mandatory..

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