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Falafel

Falafel
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 4
These are great served by themselves or in pita bread. (Image by yummyporky @ Flickr)
By TBSP Nate
Updated May 12, 2015

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup dried white fava or garbanzo beans
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • Vegetable oil

Steps

  • 1
    Heat 2 cups water and the beans to boiling in 2-quart saucepan. Boil 2 minutes, remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
  • 2
    Add enough water to cover beans if necessary. Heat to boiling, reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1 to 1/2 hours or until tender. Drain, reserving liquid.
  • 3
    Mash beans with fork, add 2 to 3 tablespoons reserved liquid if necessary. (Do not puree beans in blender or food processor.) Stir in remaining ingredients execept oil. (Mixture should be thick.) Cover and let stand 1 hour.
  • 4
    Pinch off 1-inch pieces; shape into rounds and flatten. Let stand 30 minutes.
  • 5
    Heat oil (2 inches) in 3-quart saucepan to 375°F. Fry 4 or 5 rounds at a time in oil 2 to 3 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Information

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