Felafel Recipe

Step 1

Mash chickpeas well (make sure they are cooked well enough to be mashable).

Step 2

Combine with other ingredients. Chill well. With floured hands, make the batter into one-inch-diameter balls. Dust each one lightly with flour.

Step 3

Heat a two inch pool of oil in heavy skillet to 365 degrees. Deep fry felafel until golden brown, serve immediately.

MY MODIFICATIONS: I usually use 1-2 tsp of cayenne because I like them spicy. I usually heat the oil in my wok and then drop the batter into the wok by spoonfuls. Don''t put too many in the wok at a time or the temp. will drop.

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Things You'll Need

  • 4c Cooked chickpeas
  • 2c Soaked 1.5 hours,
  • -boiled until very soft
  • 2 Beaten eggs
  • 3 Cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2c Finely minced scallions
  • 1/2c Finely minced celery
  • 1/2ts Ground cumin
  • 3tb Tahini
  • 1/2ts Tumeric
  • 3tb Flour
  • 1/4ts Cayenne
  • Dash black pepper
  • 1 1/2ts Salt

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