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“Falafel is a popular Middle Eastern fast food. Vendors sell it on the streets in Cairo. It is served as a sandwich stuffed in Pita Bread with lettuce, tomatoes and tahini. In Cairo McDonalds has their own version; they call it McFalafel of course.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients except frying oil in a food processor and process to a thick chunky paste.
  2. Form the mixture into small balls, about the size of a ping pong ball. Slightly flatten.
  3. Fry in 2 inches of hot oil until golden brown, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Serve hot in pita pockets or any flat bread, along with lettuce and tomatoes,and top with yogurt or tahini.

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