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Falafel/Felafel I (P)
Source: Shulamis Jenkelowitz, "Jacob's Table," via the TV Food Network
Serves: 6 to 8

2 cups dried chickpeas/garbanzo, soaked in water and covered overnight
1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
3 cloves peeled and crushed garlic
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
1/4 tablespoon kosher salt
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Oil, for deep-frying

Pita bread


Soak chickpeas in water overnight.

Run chickpeas through food processor. Blend in yellow onion, garlic, sesame seeds parsley, salt, cumin baking powder, coriander, black pepper, and cayenne pepper, and let stand for 1 hour.

Form into balls about 1" in diameter. Deep fry in oil until golden brown. This takes approximately 4 to 5 minutes. Serve in a pita bread and fill with lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, and onions.

Poster's Notes:
"The Best Of" show on the TV Food Network featured Kosher restaurants today. Here is one of the recipes taken from one of the featured restaurants on the show. Enjoy.

Posted by Elaine Thickman

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A