*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          FELAFEL IN PITA POCKETS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Dried Chick Peas Cooked OR
    2       cn           (15-Oz) chick peas, drained
    1                    Egg Beaten
    1       lg           Onion Finely Chopped
    2       tb           Chopped Parsley
    1                    Garlic Clove, Crushed
    1       t            Ground Coriander
    1       t            Ground Cumin
                         A Pinch Of Chili Powder
                         Black Pepper
                         Unbleached White Flour for
                         Coating
                         Oil for Shallow Frying
 
      1.  Mash the Chick Peas Thoroughly, Then add the
   Egg, Onion, Parsley, Garlic & Spices.  Mix Well,
   Season To Taste With Pepper.
      2.  Shape the Mmixture Into Balls About the Size Of
   Chestnuts, Then Coat in Flour.
      3.  Put Pita Bread To Warm Under the Broiler or
   Moderate oven.
      4.  Pour Enough Oil in the Frying Pan To Cover the
   Base Thinly and When It Is Hot, Saute the Felafel in
   Batches for 3 Min. on Each Side until Golden Brown.
   Drain Well on Paper Towels.
      5.  Cut Each Pita Bread in Half Across the Center,
   Then Fill Each With Felafel, Sliced Tomato and
   Cucumber and Garnish Wiith Lemon and Fennel.
     (in Place Of Egg, May Use 2 T. Chick Pea Flour.)
  
 
 
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