Falafel with Tahini Sauce
Time is the missing ingredient in our recipes and our lives so take time and make Falafel with Tahini Sauce. Remember the industry doesn’t feed us nature feeds us. To eat healthier food, you may need to change some of your daily habits. Try Falafel a street healthy food.
Falafel a golden-brown croquettes that are slightly crunchy on the outside and soft and moist from the inside serve with pita pocket, or with tahini sauce.
12 Large Falafel Balls or 24 Small Falafel Balls
1 cup dried Garbanzo beans/chickpeas (soak in water overnight)
1/2 yellow onion, diced
2-3 cloves minced garlic
1/2 cup chopped Italian Parsley
1/2 cup chopped Cilantro
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp organic baking soda
2 tbsp almond flour, add more if needed
2 tsp lemon juice or Zest of 1/2 lemon
Grape seed oil for frying
Drain chickpeas, and place in pan with fresh water, and bring to a boil. Allow to boil for 5 minutes, then let simmer on low for about an hour. Drain and allow to cool for 15 minutes. Combine all the ingredient in the food processor, mix well. Transfer in a bowl and refrigerate for a couple of hours.
Shape them into a small ball (use your ice-cream scoop)
Fry in 2 inches of oil at 350 degrees until golden brown (5-7 minutes). Serve with Tahini Sauce.
Tahini Sauce 1/2 cup of light colored seeds organic Tahini 1-2 clove finely crushed garlic Pinch of salt 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp organic olive oil Garnish sumac and parsley Add all the ingredients in a bowl and add enough warm water to achieve the desired consistency until you have it perfect. Wrap it and refrigerate for a couple of hours. Garnish with sumac or Paprika and parsley. Enjoy! serve with slice cut up lemons, and as a sandwich with pita bread, parsley, tomatoes, pickles and cucumbers.
Leaving Cyprus, going throght Egypt and on our way to Africa. My dad, sister and I in the middle, waiting to be served Falafel with Hummus. One of my favorite dish!
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I eat the way I do as it helps me manage my illness, but I don’t want Deliciously Ella to be prescriptive in any way. Recent research has shown that only 27% of people get their 5-a-day in the UK, and I hope that the way I can help is by providing the most interesting, delicious ways, to add more fruit and vegetables in to your diet. My values are: Natural, Simple, Honest, and I hope that comes through in everything I do. That can range from trying to create delicious recipes with a limited amount of well known, readily available ingredients, to sharing the recipes for our products we sell in grocery stores. (via Deliciously Ella)