Falafel
 
Falafel is a versatile mixture that can be used in replacement for meat (In say burgers or kebabs), or eaten on its own with sauce.
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cup chick peas, Soaked overnight
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 4 large parsley sprigs
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil for deep frying
Instructions
  1. Drain the chick peas and place in a blender/food processor with the spring onions, garlic, water and parsley. Blend to a puree.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients, with salt and pepper to taste, then turn into a bowl and leave for 1-2 hours (To dry out slightly)
  3. Form the mixture into walnut sized balls and flatten slightly
  4. Heat the oil in the pan/deep dryer, add falafel and fry for about 4 minutes (Or until golden)
  5. Drain on kitchen paper and serve hot.
  6. Total time: 1 hour 30 min
Recipe by Australian Recipes and Cooking at http://www.aussiecooking.com.au/falafel/