Falafel

Sobre Dulce y Salado
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Description

Vegetarians rejoice, this Falafel recipe is just for you, although carnivores are welcome to enjoy as well. Made with chickpeas as the base, these falafel balls are full of the flavors of savory herbs and spices. Fried until crisp and golden, this recipe includes instructions for making a creamy yogurt dipping sauce. You can serve this Falafel in a pita with sprouts or fresh greens or you can eat them as a finger food, dipping each ball into the yogurt sauce.

Ingredients

150 grams chickpeas
1 garlic cloves (peeled)
5 sprigs fresh parsley
2 sprigs fresh coriander
1 lime
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons sweet paprika
1 teaspoon rosemary (ground)
1 tablespoon flour
1 teaspoon yeast
paprika
salt
ground black pepper
olive oil
150 grams plain yogurt
1/2 lime
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
salt
ground black pepper

Directions

1Soak the chickpeas overnight in plenty of water.
2The following day, chop the garlic, parsley, and coriander.
3Drain the chickpeas and place in the food processor. Add the garlic, parsley, coriander, lime juice, 1 teaspoon water, cumin, sweet paprika, rosemary, paprika, flour, yeast, and a pinch of salt and black pepper.
4Heat plenty of olive oil in a saucepan.
5Shape the chickpea dough into plum-sized spheres. Once the oil is hot, add the spheres and fry for 5 minutes or until golden brown all over.
6Place the falafel on paper towels to absorb the excess oil.
7Mix the yogurt, lime juice, vinegar, mayonnaise, parsley, and sesame seeds. Season with a pinch of salt and black pepper.
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NutritionView more

380Calories
Sodium48%DV1150mg
Fat32%DV21g
Protein20%DV10g
Carbs14%DV43g
Fiber36%DV9g

PER SERVING *

Calories380Calories from Fat190
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat21g32%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol15mg5%
Sodium1150mg48%
Potassium580mg17%
Protein10g20%
Calories from Fat190
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate43g14%
Dietary Fiber9g36%
Sugars7g14%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.