I chose to make the patties, and fry them up. I slipped a patty into half a pita, add a little tzadziki sauce, and you have a nummy sandwich! They're easy to make ahead of time, too.
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6 ccanned chick peas, drained
1red onion, chopped
3 clovegarlic, crushed
3 1/2 ozwhole wheat bread crumbs
2 smallfresh red chilies
1 tspground cumin
1 tspground coriander
1 Tbspchopped cilantro
1 cbread crumbs
How to Make Falafel
- Put chick peas, onion, garlic, bread, chilies, spices, and cilantro in a food processor and process for 30 seconds. Stir and season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Remove mixture from processor and shape into walnut sized balls.
- Place beaten egg in bowl, put bread crumbs on plate. Dip first in egg, then bread crumbs, shaking off excess.
- Heat oil to 350*F. Fry in oil 2 - 3 minutes. Drain and serve. OR, make into patties. Spray cookie sheet. Bake at 350*F for 10 minutes on each side, or until brown.