Falafel-Fried

Recipe by TishT
READY IN: 8hrs 25mins
YIELD: 50 balls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak garbanzos overnight in 2 liters of water.
  • Next morning, drain.
  • Place in a large pot, cover and water, add 1 Tbs salt and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  • Drain and allow to cool Soak the cracked wheat in hot water for 20 minutes.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Put in food processor as follows: Place garbanzos in container and process until finely chopped.
  • Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Peel the onion, cut into chunks and place in container along with parsley and garlic.
  • Process until finely chopped.
  • Add onion mixture and cracked wheat to garbanzos in mixing bowl.
  • Stir in lemon juice and spices, mixing well.
  • Add bread crumbs until mixture is firm enough to hold a shape.
  • Shape mixture into 1" balls.
  • Fry in deep hot oil until light brown and crisp.
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