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Felafel in Pita Pockets

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Dried Chick Peas Cooked OR
  • 2 cn (15-Oz) chick peas, drained
  • 1 Egg Beaten
  • 1 lg Onion Finely Chopped
  • 2 tb Chopped Parsley
  • 1 Garlic Clove, Crushed
  • 1 ts Ground Coriander
  • 1 ts Ground Cumin
  • A Pinch Of Chili Powder
  • Black Pepper
  • Unbleached White Flour for
  • Coating
  • Oil for Shallow Frying


1. Mash the Chick Peas Thoroughly, Then add the Egg, Onion, Parsley,
Garlic & Spices. Mix Well, Season To Taste With Pepper.
2. Shape the Mmixture Into Balls About the Size Of Chestnuts, Then Coat
in Flour.
3. Put Pita Bread To Warm Under the Broiler or Moderate oven.
4. Pour Enough Oil in the Frying Pan To Cover the Base Thinly and When
It Is Hot, Saute the Felafel in Batches for 3 Min. on Each Side until
Golden Brown. Drain Well on Paper Towels.
5. Cut Each Pita Bread in Half Across the Center, Then Fill Each With
Felafel, Sliced Tomato and Cucumber and Garnish Wiith Lemon and Fennel.
(in Place Of Egg, May Use 2 T. Chick Pea Flour.)

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