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awsh (chickpea, ground meat and spinach stew) . harissa . lablabi (chickpea soup with harissa) . falafel . hummus . ras el hanout

Felafel

April 2008

Felafel - April 2008

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Felafel (or is that "falafel"?) are made with UNcooked chickpeas that have been soaked overnight. Here they are after being processed to roughly the size of regular peas.

Felafel - April 2008

Add coriander leaf, parsley, garlic and spices and process til blended.

Felafel - April 2008

edit August 2008: Omit the Middle-Eastern flavourings to produce wonderful vegetarian burgers.



Put mixture into a bowl and refrigerate for a couple of hours. Then shape into patties.

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Fry the patties in a single layer in hot oil until golden.

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Felafel are delicious on their own but even more wonderful with extras like tomato & onion salad, pita, tahini sauce, goat's cheese sauce, parsley and coriander leaf. Yoghurt mint sauce contrasts very well too goat's cheese sauce

Felafel - April 2008

We never have to get takeout felafel again!

Felafel - April 2008

Felafel with (clockwise) tahini sauce, harissa, goat's cheese sauce, tomato & onion salad, coriander leaf, red cabbage salad and parsley.

Felafel - April 2008

These are from the first time we had "favourite" felafel. No wonder we had to make them again so soon after!

Felafel - April 2008

to recipes from OUR kitchen
pita ~ harissa

to blog from OUR kitchen
~ Homemade Felafel! (Taste & Create VIII) includes recipe
~ Eggplant with mint... (WHB#213: mint) includes recipe
~ harissa (includes recipe)
~ chickpea soup with harissa (MLLA #19) (includes recipe)
~ using dried chickpeas





We keep dried beans and grains in large jars on the wall. Here are (from left to right) navy beans, Puy lentils, Romano beans, black beans, chickpeas.

pulses - April 2008





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