Falafel with Tahini Sauce Recipe

Falafel with Tahini Sauce Recipe……

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Hello friends 😀

Falafel is a very popular Middle Eastern snack.

Let us discuss its recipe.

Preparation Time : 15 minutes

Cooking Time : 15 minutes

Serves : 8

Ingredients

For Falafel :

  • Chickpeas – 500 g
  • Crushed garlic – 5 g
  • Chopped Onion – 1
  • Spring Onion Bulbs – 2
  • Parsley Leaves – 50 g
  • Coriander Leaves – 100 g
  •  Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
  • Flour – 50 g
  • Chopped Fresh red Chillies – 2
  • Cumin Powder – 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 5 tsp
  • Baking Powder – 2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste

For Tahini Sauce :

  • Tahini Paste (toasted sesame seeds ground with olive oil) – 2 tbsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1/4th cup
  • Crushed Garlic – 3 flakes
  • Salt – to taste

Method

  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight. Rinse and dry. Blend in a food processor, until grainy.
  2. Add the garlic, onions, parsley, coriander leaves, salt, pepper and flour, and blend into a smooth paste. Add this mixture to the chickpeas.
  3. Add chopped red chillies, cumin powder and coriander powder, and knead into a dough. Use little water if needed.
  4. Sprinkle baking soda on the dough, knead and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Portion into small round balls, and deep fry in hot oil. Remove and drain on a paper before serving.
  6. To prepare the tahini sauce, process all its ingredients in a blender, until you get a smooth consistency.
  7. Serve hot.

Hope you will try this yummy recipe and enjoy the winter.

Keep Eating. Be Happy. 😀

 

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3 Comments Add yours

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