Claire's Awe-Ful Falafel! Recipe

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Submitted by kosherbean

Makes 72 servings



Fried falafel balls...mmm...favorite food EVAAAAA!!!

Recipe Ingredients for Claire's AWE-ful Falafel!

6 c canned chickpeas
2 slices bread
1/2 cup parsley, minced
1/2 c cilantro
1 c onion, chopped fine
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 tsp pepper
3/4 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 c oil

Recipe Directions for Claire's AWE-ful Falafel!

  1. Clean the chickpeas by placing them in a strainer or colander and rinsing them thoroughly.

  2. Soak the bread in water. Squeeze out most of the water, leaving the bread moist.

  3. Grind the chickpeas in a blender or food processor until fine.Place chickpea mixture in a large bowl.

  4. In a food processor or blender, grind the parsley, cilantro, onion, garlic and bread together until fine. Add the chickpeas and mix well. Add seasonings and baking soda. The mixture will be thick. Add a little water, 1/3 to 1/2 cup, so that the mixture is moist, but still holds together.

  5. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls.Deep-fry the falafel in hot oil until crisp and golden. They will float to the surface when done.

  6. Serve your steaming falafel in a pita along with your favorite toppings, including Israeli salad, hummus, and tahina.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 20.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
69
Calories from Fat
16
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.8g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
54mg
2%
Potassium
153mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
10.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
3.3g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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