Chickpea Patties - Falafel
Falafel are fried chickpeas patties, common in Mediterranean countries. Sometimes they are served rolled in thin arabic pita bread. It is usually served with a tahini dip.
1 1/2 cup boiled chickpeas
1 large onion, grated
a few parsley sprigs
a few mint sprigs
1 slice day-old bread, soaked and wringed
1/2 cup flour, plus enough flour to roll patties for frying
salt and pepper
oil for frying
Put all ingredients and blend in the multi until well mixed.
Take teaspoons of mixture, form into patties, roll in flour and fry in hot oil.
Brown on both sides and remove with slotted spoon onto paper towel to absorb excess oil.