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Healthy Way to Cook Falafel

  By posted Jul 5th 2014
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Healthy Way to Cook Falafel?

 

Falafel is an ultimate comfort food during monsoons. It is one easy recipe that so superbly sparks vegetarian's palette with its crunch outside and the delicious veggie blend inside. Try this healthy version of falafel and thank us later.

 

Ingredients

  • Chickpeas 80 gms
  • Broad beans 20 gms
  • Garlic paste 5 gms
  • Celery 5 gms
  • Fresh coriander 5
  • Green chilly 5 gms
  • Cumin powder 5 gms
  • Olive oil 25 gms
  • White pepper 3 gms
  • Carbonated soda 3 gms
  • Coriander seeds 3 gms
  • Celery 5 gms
  • Sesame seeds

 

Method
Soak the chickpeas and broad beans separately for 3 hours in water, then boil 100 ml of water, add chickpeas and broad beans together until it is in solid paste, transfer into a pan, add minced celery, fresh coriander, green chili, cumin power, garlic, carbonated soda, coriander seeds and mash it well with both hands until it is hard, add a few drops of olive oil and keep aside for 10 ten minutes.


Drizzle olive oil in baking dish and preheat the microwave to 350 degrees. Once heated, take the chickpeas paste with tea spoon, properly press it with another tea spoon, and add little sesame seeds on top of it. Bake for 15-20 minutes, turning halfway through cooking. Serve it with fresh mint chutney, tahina or hummous.

 

*Image Courtesy: Shwarma Point


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