Falafel – part 2

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For the recipe see this post.

Basically, these are Lebanese hush puppies.

But if you like the flavor of chick peas, they are delicious- and much better for you than hush puppies.


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Make a small ball and smoosh it gently- so that it cooks evenly.

I found that the recipe I used needed about 1/4 to 1/3 cup more flour, and I used chick pea flour so as not to take away the flavor.

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Using a slotted spoon, turn them over and fry on other side for about 5-6 minutes and then drain on a paper towel.

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And dip into the sauce of your choice-  I like tahini and yogurt- but you could use a baba ganoush or hummus dip or even a curry flavored sauce.

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