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Felafel, chickpeas croquettes

Difficulty: ★★☆

Ingredients

  • 300 gr. Chickpeas.
  • 1 big Red onion.
  • 2 Garlic cloves.
  • Coriander.
  • Parsley.
  • Salt.
  • Black pepper.
  • Cumin.
  • Paprika.
  • ½ tbs. Baking powder.
  • Virgin olive oil.
  • Grated bread.

Category: Main course

Instructions

Leave chickpeas to soak into cold water for 24 h. Drain and wash the chickpeas, set them in the jar of a Magefesa Protech Blender together with the garlic and grind. A bit of water may be added to easy the process. Add the onion, coriander, parsley, spices to taste, salt and yeast. Continue to grind until we get a thick sauce.   Let it rest in a bowl for 20 minutes. Form small balls with the dough, with a croquette or hamburger form. Fry them in a Magefesa Delicia skillet with plenty of oil until felafel balls are browned both sides and well done. Let the fat surplus drain on a kitchen towel. Serve them hot accompanied by salad and yogurt sauce.
Felafel is a very representative dish of Middle East. It is usually served as a pita bread sandwich with salad, sauces and pickles.

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