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.
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
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 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 cut up lemons, and as a sandwich with pita bread, parsley, tomatoes, pickles and cucumbers.
Leaving Cyprus, going threw Egypt and on our way to Africa. My dad, sister and I in the middle, waiting to be served Falafel with Hummus. My favorite dish!