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Falafel. The Best Eastern Snack


Falafel is one of the most popular dishes in Arabian cuisine. The traditional falafel recipe is very simple. This snack is made of the chickpeas chickpeas - very good recipes with chickpeas learn more... and spices. Some people prefer a classical mixture of ingredients. However, you can make the taste of the dish fresher, adding green spinach into the bowl.

Ingredients for
сals/100 gr
Boiled chickpeas
2 cups
178 cals
6 cloves
70 cals
2 pcs
60 cals
Fresh parsley
1 cup
13 cals
1 cup
12 cals
1 cup
18 cals
1 tsp
0.5 cup
340 cals
Vegetable oil
for frying
135 cals
Total calories in the prepared dish
826 cals
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  1. To begin with, boil the chickpeas until ready. For this ingredient to be soft, leave the chickpeas in a bowl of warm water overnight.
  2. Chop onion into small cubes.
  3. Peel the garlic and chop it as well.
  4. Wash all the herbs. Chop the parsley, cilantro and spinach.
  5. Mix mashed chickpeas with the garlic, onion and herbs. Mix everything well. If you want the mass to be smooth, use a powerful blender.
  6. Form small balls and put them on the tray, covered with baking paper.
  7. Flatten each one, forming a burger-like shape. Bake them in the oven, preheated to 356 F.

In reality, in Eastern countries this dish is cooked in a pot with a large amount of boiling oil. However, this variant is much healthier.

 These balls can be used to make wrap sandwiches. There are a lot of falafel wrap recipes. They are frequently cooked with vegetables and lean sauces. If you like, you can serve these cute balls with the falafel seasoning as well.

 Enjoy the taste and share this recipe with your friends. Bon Appetit!

Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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