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Falafel Golden Domes with Tahini Sauce

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Category: Sauces, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Chickpeas; soaked overnight,
  • - cooked, and drained.
  • 3 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 2 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 bn Parsley; minced
  • 1 md Onion; grated
  • 4 Scallions; minced
  • 2 tb Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 c Vegetable oil
  • 4 Pita breads; warmed
  • 1 Tomato; finely chopped
  • 2 Lemons; juiced


2/3 c Tahini (sesame paste)
3 tb -Water (or as needed)
2 Lemons, juiced
2 Garlic cloves; minced
1 tb Fresh parsley, minced
Black pepper

Remove the skins from the cooked chickpeas by rubbing them with a dish

Place the chickpeas in a food processor and pur”še them.

Add the garlic, baking powder, coriander, cumin, parsley, onions,
scallions, and cilantro. Blend the ingredients together so that a smooth
paste is formed. Add some water if necessary. Let the mixture rest for 30

Form the paste into patties that are 2" in diameter and 1/2" thick.

In a medium large saucepan place the vegetable oil and heat it on medium
high until it is hot. Add the patties and deep-fry them for 2 to 3
minutes, or until they are golden brown. Drain them on paper towels.

In each of the pita breads place some of the falafel, tomatoes, lemon
juice, and Tahini Sauce.

For Tahini Sauce: In a small bowl place the tahini, water, and lemon juice.
Mix the ingredients together so that a smooth sauce is formed (add more
water if necessary).

Add the garlic, parsley, and black pepper. Mix them in so that they are
well blended.

Makes 1 cup.

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