Falafel (chickpea croquettes)

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Falafel (chickpea croquettes)

Falafel (chickpea croquettes)

Falafel (chickpea croquettes)
Falafel (chickpea croquettes)

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200 g chickpeas

500 g dried beans

1 medium onion

2 cloves of garlic

1 bunch of parsley

3 tablespoons of flour

1 teaspoon of cumin powder

1 teaspoon coriander powder

1 teaspoon paprika

3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


Frying oil

Preparation: 1 hour
Cooking time: 20 min
Step 1
1) Soak the chickpeas and beans in water for 12 hours, drain them and cook them for 45 minutes in a self-cooking oven.
Step 2
2) Peel onion and garlic, chop them and the parsley.
Step 3
Put the beans and chickpeas in a blender (or food processor).
Step 4
Mix with parsley, onion, garlic, flour, spices, salt.
Step 5
Knead everything with your hands, adding a little water if necessary.
Step 6
Gather the dough and let it rest in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
Step 7
3) shape about 30 meatballs the size of a 2 euro coin.
Step 8
Fry them for 2/3 minutes and then drain them on absorbent paper.
Step 9
Serve hot or cold with small tomato sauces with herbs, or yoghurt sauces.
Author's note
Canned chickpeas and beans can be taken, but the latter are less easy to find.

I add my grain of salt

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