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    Lebanese Falafel

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    40 mins

    15 mins

    **Jubes**'s Note:

    A Lebanese version of falafel. Vegetarian and if a gluten free diet is followed substitute the flour for a gluten free blend. Posted for Zaar world tour. Fava beans are also kown as broad beans. Note- time to cook does not include overnight soaking od the dried fava beans.

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    Ingredients:

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    Felafel Ingredients

    For Deep Frying

    • vegetable oil

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Soak beans in water for 24 hours, then drain well. Peel the fava beans.
    2. 2
      Mix together the peeled fava beans, chopped parsley, coriander/cilantro, crushed garlic and chopped onions.
    3. 3
      Grind in a food processor.
    4. 4
      Add all remaining falafel ingredients and process again.
    5. 5
      Allow to rest for 30 minutes.
    6. 6
      Knead the falafel mix.
    7. 7
      Form spoonfuls of the falafel mixture into balls and flatten slightly.
    8. 8
      Heat oil in deep pan over high heat, then fry till browned.
    9. 9
      Note: Cooking time does not include 24 hours soaking time for the beans.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 21, 2008

      25

      Falafel IS Lebanese ;-) There are versions of it all over the Middle-East, but the Libanon is it's birthplace (homous: same story) As it was -and is- very basic food, all frills are omitted. Beans, cumin, parsley, salt, served with flat bread. Sometimes some tomatoslices, but that's it..

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    • on June 13, 2007

      55

      Very, very nice! I made this for the family tonight~my son is vegan, and introduced this to us about 2 years ago. We have falafel parties now! I really like the garlic and red chili pepper addition. The two flavors stood out, but remained smooth in flavor. Perfect! I browned these quickly in a skillet, and finished warming in my minature oven. Thanks, Jubes! Delish-O.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lebanese Falafel

    Serving Size: 1 (293 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 994.9
     
    Calories from Fat 41
    14%
    Total Fat 4.5 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1653.9 mg
    68%
    Total Carbohydrate 178.0 g
    59%
    Dietary Fiber 66.4 g
    265%
    Sugars 19.8 g
    79%
    Protein 70.4 g
    140%

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