1c dried fava beans
1c dried chick peas
1/2c fine cracked wheat
3 cloves garlic
1 c fresh parsley
1 T dried coriander
1 t hot pepper
1 t cumin
1 t allspice
½ to baking soda
2 t baking powder
2 T salt
Oil for frying
Makes about 50 falafel
1. Soak beans overnight.
2. Wash and drain well the cracked wheat.
Mix all the ingredients together, and add fava beans and
3. Put through meat grinder to make a fine
smooth paste. Grind it twice and set aside for 1 hour. Then,
form flat patties with heaping 1 T for mixture. Deep fry.
Serve hot or cold with tehineh.
Hint: A special mold to make falafel can
be found in shops that sell Middle East products.