Falafel is from the Mediterranean cuisine. It is known as best for snacks. Falafel is a gr8 source of protein. Though it is fried it is very tasty
Salt and pepper to taste
Coriander powder- 1/2tsp
Canayenne pepper- 1/2tsp
Green chili- 1
Oil to deep fry
Chickpea flour- 1tbsp
In a big bowl add dry chickpea and soak it for 2hours.
In the mean time clean and cut onion, green chili, garlic and parsley
After 2hours in a blender jar add soaked chickpea, onion, garlic, green chili, parsley, chickpea flour, coriander powder, cumin, salt and pepper, canayenne pepper and blend to a coarse paste.
Keep this mixture in fridge for 1hour.
Heat oil in a deep kadai.
Bring out the Falafel mixture from fridge and mix again
Now drop a small ball in the hot oil to check if it is cooking perfectly or not
If it is perfect then drop small balls in the hot oil
Don't over crowed the oil. Cook these in a medium flame, so that Falafel will crispy from out side and soft and light from in side.
Serve hot with yoghurt dip or tahini. Can be used as a stuffing of pita bread too
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