Falafel Recipe

FALAFEL
Lebanese fried seasoned chickpea dumplings served with classic aioli & sumac salad

Falafel

INGREDIENTS

500 gms chickpeas, soaked over night

50 gms chopped garlic

100 gms spring onion, roughly sliced

100 gms roughly chopped onion

50 gms parsley

100 gms corriander leaves

2 numbers lemons

50 gms white sesame seeds

4 number green chilly, roughly sliced

Salt to taste

Vegetables oil for frying

Aioli to serve with (for recipe see dips & sauces)

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a grinder take soaked chickpeas, garlic, spring onion, onion, parsley, corriander leaves, lemon juice, green chillies and salt. Grind them into form of a chunky paste, take mixture out of the grinder in a bowl, add sesame seeds and mix with the help of a spoon or spatula.
  2. Now with the help of two tablespoons make quenelles of falafel mixture and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan at 175 degrees centigrade and fry quenelles of falafel until golden brown. Fry 5-6 falafel at a time.
  4. Serve hot with aioli and some salad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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