Falafel

INGREDIENTS

  • chickpeas 250 g
  • large onion 1 pc.
  • garlic 4 cloves
  • lemon juice 2 tsp
  • flour 2 tablespoons
  • cilantro greens 2 bunches
  • 2 bunches parsley
  • ground cardamom 1 tsp
  • coriander seeds 1 tsp
  • zira 1 tsp
  • sweet paprika 1 tsp
  • sesame seeds 1 tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • salt to taste

STEP-BY-STEP COOKING RECIPE
Step 1
Soak the chickpeas for at least 12 hours in cold water.
Step 2
Crush spices and salt in a mortar.
Step 3
Chop the onion and garlic in a blender.
Step 4
Grind the chickpeas in a blender to a fine fraction.
Step 5
Grind the herbs.
Step 6
Mix chickpeas, onions, garlic, herbs, spices, salt, sesame seeds and flour into a homogeneous mass. Add lemon juice.
Step 7
Form small washers from the mass (balls can be, but washers are more convenient to use).
Step 8
Fry in a large amount of oil on both sides until golden brown.
Step 9
Serve with sesame sauce, pomegranate seeds, or tuck the falafel into a warmed pita with vegetables and lettuce. Bon Appetit!