Friday, March 29, 2019

Vegetarian Falafel Veggie Burger Recipe - Food I Make

Falafel is very old traditional dish and sandwich at the Middle-East, some say the name Felafel, but I prefer Falafel as we originally pronounce it. Falafel's major ingredients is typically consist of chickpeas and other spices, however in Egypt it's made of fava beans instead of chickpeas and called "Taameah". Falafel is originally made for sandwiches, and here in the US served now in plate with the sauce and vegetables come separately. what's in the sandwich, and what made it so great! Normally couple pieces of "Felafel", Tahini sauce, parsley, tomato and left"pickled turnip" the last one people some time ignore or eat it on the side.
People consider the falafel as the fast food of the Middl-Eastern countries, it's easy to make, sheep and healthy, so you find there so many small restaurants, fast food places and food buggies, almost everywhere. Falafel wasn't known in the USA till the last 15 or 20 years! Thus started being the king among vegetarians, probably for the same reason: Healthy, delicious, not expensive and easy to make. 

Ingredients:

  • 3 Cups of check peas soaked overnight 
  • 1 small bunch of parsley
  • 1 Mediume onion
  • 5 Gloves of garlic
  • 1 Tblspn of cumin
  • 1 Tblspn of coriander
  • 1 Tblspn of salt
  • 1 Tspn of cayenne
  • 1 Tspn of baking soda

Methode:

Soak the check peas over night or at least 6 hrs. Then in a mixer blender combine the parsley, onion and the garlic and mix it, tel became  smooth gravel, don't over mix them! add the the rest of the pieces , cumin coriander cayenne and the salt, then at the end add the baking soda, mix them all together well, cover the mixture and let it rest for one hour.
Heat good amount of vegetable oil in deep saucepan at about 350F chap in your hand the felafel as small patties "Please watch the video" and fry them batch till become golden brown, enjoy it with Teheni sauce, parsley, tomato and pickles.


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