Falafel

فلافل

Pers. 4

Prep. Time: 30 Min.

Ck. Time: 30 Min.

Ingredientes for:
Falafel

  • 250 g chickpeas
  • 2 red onions
  • 1 carrot
  • 100 g coriander
  • 1 celery Stalk
  • 4 Cherry tomatoes
  • 2 radishes
  • Microgreen leaves
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & pepper

Instructions

To prepare Falafel, first soak the chickpeas in water for 2 days. Therefore they will be soft. Then rinse and drain them and put them in a food processor. Then add 1 onion, 1 carrot, 1 celery stalk and 100grs of coriander all in the food processor together. When the mixture is like a homogeneous paste, then add the salt and pepper to the paste.

Now using two spoons, make little ball shapes of the paste and deep fry them in olive oil, in a pot over high heat.

You can serve the Falafel on pita bread accompanied with micro green leaves,1 onion , 2 radishes and 4 cherry tomatoes all cut in very thin slices.

Falafel

Is a traditional Middle Eastern food, and it is commonly served with pita bread. This is a very popular dish among vegetarians and vegans because it is made of chickpeas and has no meat. Above all is high in protein, complex carbohydrates and fiber. Also is good to know that chickpeas are low in fat and contain no cholesterol. For example, studies have shown that chickpea fiber may help manage blood sugar levels by slowing carb absorption.

The origin of falafel is unknown but a common theory is that it originated in Egypt. Falafel now is a common form of street food or fast food in many countries. In modern times, falafel is considered a national dish of Egypt, Palestine. In many places, people eat ball-shaped falafel with vegetables like tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, lettuce and a sauce made of yogurt. Although It can be served as a side dish. So do try this falafel recipe and find out why this dish is so popular.