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Falafel

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Categories: Kids' Favorites, Snacks
Type: Lunch

These chickpea fritters can be enjoyed tucked into pita bread

Prep Time: prep 25 mins, plus overnight soaking and 30 mins to set aside

Cooking Time: cook 15 mins

Serves: makes 12 falafels

Ingredients:

  • 1 heaping cup dried chickpeas, soaked overnight in cold water
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 / 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • vegetable oil, for deep-frying
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Directions:

  1. Drain the soaked chickpeas. Process the chickpeas with the other ingredients until finely chopped but not pur閑d.
  2. Transfer to a bowl. Let stand for at least 30 minutes (or up to 8 hours), covered in the refrigerator.
  3. Pour enough oil into a large saucepan to come 2in (5cm) up the sides and heat over high heat to 350癋 (170癈).
  4. Moisten your hands with water and shape the mixture into 12 slightly flat balls. In batches, deep-fry in the oil about 3 minutes, or until golden. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Serve hot.
Tips:
  • prep 25 mins, plus overnight soaking and 30 mins to set aside; cook 15 mins

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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