Monday, 10 June 2013

Falafel - Egyptian Street Food


Usually Falafel is served with Tahini Dip, in a Pita bread.However, Falafel is very tasty without anything else at all. Falafel is a Arab dish, which is deep fried Chickpeas Patty.

Chick Peas/Kabuli Channa - 250 Gms
Garlic Cloves - 2
Coriander/Parsley - handful
Green CHilly - 2
Onion -1 (Optional)
Salt,pepper and Oil
Flour - 2 Tablespoon (Rice flour/Chickpea flour)
3/4 Teaspoon Baking soda
Cumin Powder - 1 teaspoon


Soak the chickpeas overnight. Then in a blender add soaked chickpeas, onion,coriander leaves,onion,garlic,green chilly and grind into a breadcrumb consistency.

Remove this to a vessel, add salt,pepper,cumin powder,flour,baking soda and mix.

Make small patty using this mixture and deep fry them in oil.

Ensure that the oil is hot,but not too hot.


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