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Falafel by
Serves:  3 - 4
 
Ingredients: Falafel
400g can chickpeas, drained
red onion, finely diced
3 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tsp mild curry paste
1 Tbsp plain flour
25g bunch fresh coriander or parsley
Pitta breads
Tomato salsa
Green salad
 
Method:
1. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a frying pan and fry onion until it softens, add the garlic and continue cooking on a lower heat for 5 minutes. Cool slightly.
2. Place the onion and garlic, chickpeas, curry paste, flour and coriander into a food processor and blitz until the mixture is smooth. Alternatively, place in a large bowl and mash with a potato masher.
3. Divide mixture into 12 small balls the size of a golf ball, flatten slightly.
4. Fry the falafel in the remaining oil for 4-5 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden.
5. Serve in toasted pitta bread with tomato salsa and green salad.
 
Tip:
Try adding fresh chilli and your favourite spices to the chickpea mixture.
Try serving with Tzatziki.
 
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
 
 
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