Thursday, September 12, 2013

Falafel

Falafel 


Falafel is a Arabian food , its a Patties or deep fried balls made from grounded chick pea.

Ingredients

For patties

2 cups chick pea boiled(kabuli chane)
2 table spoon dry roast coriander powder
1 table spoon dry roast cumin
1 tea spoon black grounded pepper
1 lemon juice
1 tea spoon chilly powder
salt to taste

For cooking

Oil for patties or for deep frying
corn floor or all purpose flour for shaping patties

Sauce

You can use Ranch, Mayonnaise , Sour cream, Tahini sauce, But I made white beans sauce 
1 cups boiled white beans
2 table spoon lemon juice
1/2 cup yogurt
1 table spoon olive oil
2 table spoon sour cream(optional)
1 tea spoon black grounded pepper 
salt to taste

Garnishing

1 cucumber cut into big chunks
1 tomato cut into big chunks
1 big leaf of cabbage or letuce 
cabbage sliced
any salad leaves

Directions

Patties:

  • In a mixer or a food processor take boiled chick per, chilly powder, cumin, coriander powder, lemon juice and salt to taste, if needed add little water.
  • Grind it properly, Mixture should not be very smooth but it should be thick.

  • Cover it and keep it in a fridge for 10 minutes (kepping in fridge will make paste little tight so that patties will come in a shape)
  •  Take corn floor in a large plate.
  • Heat a enough oil in large pan to saute patties and if u deep frying then take sufficient amount of oil for frying.
  • Make a small ball of chick pea then roll the balls in a corn flour plate and then press it from the middle and make patties. 

  • Saute it for 4 to 5 minutes from the both sides patties should be in a golden brown  color .
  • Remove it and drain on pepper towel.

White Beans Sauce:

In a mixer or food processor take boiled white beans , curd, sour cream, salt lemon and black pepper and olive oil , grind it until very smooth.
Sauce is ready.

Serving 

In a cabbage or lettuce leaf or in any bread arrange the patties pour sauce in that and then garnish with cucumber tomato and other cabbage and salad leaves.






Thanks,
Shivi.


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