The Authentic Arabic Falafel

Arabic Falafel

 

Arabic falafel is one of the most popular foods in the Middle East, eaten by almost everyone there.

Eat falafel for breakfast with tahini sauce or hummus, as well as Baladi salad

 

Falafel is of two types, the Egyptian falafel (which is the original) and the Arabic falafel

Egyptian falafel is made from fava beans, while Arab falafel is made from chickpeas.

 

What exactly is a falafel?

As a general rule, falafel is made of mashed Fava beans or ground chickpeas, herbs, garlic, and onions are added to them, in addition to spices, then fried in oil and eaten with pita bread or Arabic bread.

 

Are there certain times to eat falafel?

In Egypt and Arab countries, falafel is eaten for breakfast or dinner, and it is served with tahini sauce.It is also eaten by Arabs during the suhoor meal in Ramadan

 

Due to the popularity of falafel in the Arab countries, its recipes have varied, but today I will present to you the original Arabic recipe for falafel.

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS

  

  1. 250 grams chickpeas soaked for 24 hours in water
  2. Half a medium onion
  3. 5 garlic cloves
  4. 1 teaspoon white pepper
  5. 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  6. 1 teaspoon cumin
  7. 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  8. 1 teaspoon salt
  9. 1 tablespoon sesame
  10. 2 cup oil

INSTRUCTIONS

 

  1. Put the onions and garlic on the chickpeas and chop them (note that the chickpeas must be chopped twice, the first time with onions and garlic only and the second time with the rest of the spices)
  2. Put salt, white pepper, cumin and dry coriander on the chickpeas and chop them well
    • NO bicarbonate of soda
  3. Final look after chopping
    • If the quantity is large, you can use food storage bags and put the falafel in the freezer
  4. You can keep falafel in the freezer for up to 6 months (you must empty the bag completely)
  5. On the remaining quantity, add a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda and mix well
  6. Put two cups of oil in a frying pan (the oil should be plenty) and heat them very well
  7. Shape the falafel into small circles, put a little sesame on it, and put it on the fire
  8. Remove the Arabic falafel from the pan when it takes on a dark copper color, then put it in a strainer, and then put it on a serving plate.

NOTES

Note: Do not put bicarbonate of soda except directly before frying, because it helps to change the color of the falafel if you put it long before frying)

 

If you find the falafel is starting to dry out, add a little water

Arabic Falafel

The Authentic Arabic Falafel Recipe

Kaly
The Authentic Arabic Falafel Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 330 kcal

Equipment

  • BlenderMeat Grinder
  • wide bowl
  • silicone spoon
  • Wooden spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 250 grams chickpeas soaked for 24 hours in water
  • Half a medium onion
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame
  • 2 cup oil

Instructions
 

  • Put the onions and garlic on the chickpeas and chop them (note that the chickpeas must be chopped twice, the first time with onions and garlic only and the second time with the rest of the spices)
    Put the onions and garlic on the chickpeas and chop them (note that the chickpeas must be chopped twice, the first time with onions and garlic only and the second time with the rest of the spices)
  • Put salt, white pepper, cumin and dry coriander on the chickpeas and chop them well
    NO bicarbonate of soda
  • Final look after chopping
    If the quantity is large, you can use food storage bags and put the falafel in the freezer
  • You can keep falafel in the freezer for up to 6 months (you must empty the bag completely)
    You can keep falafel in the freezer for up to 6 months (you must empty the bag completely)
  • On the remaining quantity, add a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda and mix well
    On the remaining quantity, add a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda and mix well
  • Put two cups of oil in a frying pan (the oil should be plenty) and heat them very well
    Put two cups of oil in a frying pan (the oil should be plenty) and heat them very well
  • Shape the falafel into small circles, put a little sesame on it, and put it on the fire
    Shape the falafel into small circles, put a little sesame on it, and put it on the fire
  • Remove the Arabic falafel from the pan when it takes on a dark copper color, then put it in a strainer, and then put it on a serving plate.
    Remove the Arabic falafel from the pan when it takes on a dark copper color, then put it in a strainer, and then put it on a serving plate.

Notes

Note: Do not put bicarbonate of soda except directly before frying, because it helps to change the color of the falafel if you put it long before frying)
 
If you find the falafel is starting to dry out, add a little water
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