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Falafel

Ingredients
2 cups dried chick peas (no tins), soaked overnight in water
1 large white onion
1 large bunch coriander, stalks as well
1 large bunch parsley
2 tsp garlic, minced
1 green chilli, seeds removed
1 tsp ground black pepper
4 tablespoons chick peas flour
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground cardamom
1 tsp salt
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Canola or vegetable oil for fryingMethod
Soak the chick peas overnight then drain and rinse well.
Add all the ingredients into a food processor except the canola/veg oil.
Blitz to a wet sand consistency (add more chick peas flour if needed) It should be wet enough to mold but not soggy.
Place into a bowl, cover and leave in the fridge for an hour.
Roll into balls or form patties if preferred
Deep fry until golden and crispy
Serve with a salad or wrapped in your homemade flatbreads. Drizzle with your fav sauce.Sauce
1 cup greek yoghurt
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
1 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

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