Chickpeas Patties - Falafel

Servings: 6
Total time: 50 minutes
Ingredients

1 1/2 cup already boiled chickpeas
1 large onion, pureed
3 garlic cloves pressminced
‚Äč1 teaspoon of salt, cumin and hot paprika 
Juice of half lemon
a few parsley sprigs finely chopped
a few mint sprigs finely chopped
flour for frying
salt and  pepper
vegetable oil for frying

Procedure

Blend all  ingredients, except herbs,  in the multi until well mixed, but not completely pureed neither runny. In case the mixture is runny, mix in some flour. Add herbs and mix well. Cover well with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until cold - at least 5 hours or until mixture is able to be made into patties. ( If you can buy the special falafel scoop maker, it will forever be very handy)

Take teaspoons of mixture, form into patties or balls, roll in flour and fry in steaming hot oil.

Brown on both sides and remove with slotted spoon, placing onto paper towel to absorb excess oil.
 

Tips
If you let the chickpeas soaked for 3 days, exchanging the water twice per day, you do not need to boil them.