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Falafel with Pita Bread

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Falafel with Pita Bread
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  • Falafel is a popular Middle Eastern snack. Chick pea balls fried and sliced between pita bread along with sour cream and tahini sauce.


  • 1/2 kg chickpeas - soaked overnight
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp coriander
  • 1/2 green chilli
  • 3 Tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 small onion-diced
  • 75 ml water
  • 25 gm flour
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda


  1. Mince all ingredients together.
  2. Make 50 small balls out of the mixture and deep fry over a moderate flame until golden in color and completely cooked.
  3. Drain and serve.
  4. These are good in a pita sandwich:
  5. Split the pita on one side (lengthwise) to form and opening.
  6. Place a layer of falafel, some tahini, sour cream and lettuce along with some chopped onions and serve.