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                             FALAFEL (HAMILTON)
 
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 Serving Size  : 18   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Snacks
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Dried chickpeas
    1       t            Baking soda
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   c            Finely minced onion
    2       tb           Finely minced parsley
    1       t            Ground cumin
    1       t            Ground coriander
    2                    Garlic cloves, mashed
                         Pepper to taste
    1       tb           Lemon juice
      1/8   ts           Cayenne
                         Oil for deep frying
 
   Soak chickpeas over night.  Drain & put into a
   blender.  Add baking soda & salt.  Blend till you have
   a texture of fine breadcrumbs.  Do not blend into a
   paste.
   
   Empty into a bowl.  Add onion, cumin, coriander,
   garlic, pepper, lemon juice & cayenne.  Mix gently
   with a fork.  Do not pat down.
   
   Put 2 oil in a wok.  Form the mixtue into 18 patties.
   Only shape them so that they just hold together.  Put
   into hot oil & fry until they are redish brown on both
   sides.  Drain on paper towels.
   
   Serve hot with tahini sauce stuffed in pita.
   
   “The Hamilton Spectator”, August, 1993
  
 
 
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