• Lebanese Falafel
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INGREDIENTS


Lebanese Falafel

 

Servings - 2 - 3

 

INGREDIENTS

White sesame seeds - 40 grams

Olive oil - 40 milliliters

Boiled chickpeas - 250 grams

Onions - 130 grams

Garlic cloves - 10

Cumin - 1 teaspoon

Coriander - 10 grams

All purpose flour - 25 grams

Salt - 1 teaspoon

Cayenne pepper - 1 teaspoon

Oil - for frying

Yogurt - 250 grams

Salt - 1/2 teaspoon

 

PREPARATION

  1. Take a pan, add 40 grams white sesame seeds and dry roast for 3 - 5 minutes on medium heat or until it turns golden brown in color.
  2. Transfer this into a blender, add 40 milliliters olive oil and blend it into a paste. Keep aside.
  3. In a another blender, add 250 grams boiled chickpeas, 130 grams onions, 10 garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon cumin, 10 grams coriander, 25 grams all purpose flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper and blend it well.
  4. Transfer this into a bowl, take some mixture in your hands and shape it into a tikki.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a deep fryer and deep fry these until golden brown and crispy.
  6. Drain it on an absorbent paper.
  7. In a bowl, add 250 grams yogurt, prepared paste, 1/2 teaspoon salt and mix it well.
  8. Serve with prepared falafel.