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Falafel for dinner: How to serve it. Ideas and recipes

ByMaria Chalou

Apr 8, 2022

Everyone after work needs a healthy-easy dinner.

Make some falafel for a satisfying dinner.

These Middle Eastern chickpea patties ( falafel for dinner ) are so delicious , in burgers , pittas , salads and more.

What is falafel?

Falafels are fried balls made of flour of beans. It is a traditional dish of Middle Eastern cuisine, which is likely to come from Egypt. It is usually served in Arabic pie, resembling a folder, or wrapped in a type of pasture called tabbing and tortillas. Falafel is a typical ingredient of middle cuisine around the world as a substitute for meat and food in hand from a plane for dinner .

falafel pita for an easy dinner
falafel pita for an easy dinner

Is falafel healthy?

Falafel for dinner is an excellent dish to encourage people to follow more plant nutrition, which benefits both the body and the environment. It has a high protein content and fiber from chickpeas. Cone cup has 15 grams of protein and 14 grams of fibers.

falafel wrap for a healthy dinner
falafel wrap for a healthy dinner

Let’s go to check the repipe for falafel for dinner:

For falafel:

  • 250 gr. chickpeas
  • 2 sp. garlic
  • 70-80 gr. olive oil
  • 2 mg cumin
  • lemon zest, from 1-2 lemons
  • lemon juice, from 1-2 lemons
  • 1/2 coriander
  • 1/ parsley
  • 80 gr. Flour
  • seed oil, for frying
  • salt
  • pepper

For the Coleslaw Salad:

  • 1 carrot
  • 1/4 cabbage, red
  • 1/4 cabbage, white
  • 1-2 kg. scalter
  • half a green apple
  • 1/2 coriander
  • 1/2 parsley
  • 50 gr. vinegar, white
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 100 gr. Homemade mayonnaise

For serving:

  • 4 Arabic pies

Method of execution “falafel for dinner ” :

For falafel:

In a cold water bowl, we add 1 pinch of salt and put chickpeas to soak for 6 hours. When they are ready and have doubled in volume, we suck them and put them in a pot of water.Then, we move to heavy fire and boil for 30-40 minutes until they soften. Surprise them and leave them on the edge for 5 minutes to leave the moisture. In the multi-paint with knives, we put chickpeas, garlic, olive oil, cumin, zest, and juice from lemons, salt, and pepper and hit very well for 3-4 minutes until the mixture is homogenized and becomes a puree.

We carry to bowl. Chop the leaves from parsley and coriander and put them in the bowl (we keep their stalks for the salad). Add the flour and stir with a figure until the materials are homogenized. Leave 5-10 minutes to cool the mixture. Put a pan at moderate heat and fill 2 cm of seed oil. We expect to arrive at 160 ° C. We get with our hands a little of the mixture, we create balls and push them lightly with our hands to become slightly flattened. Fry for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden. Remove from the fire and put them on absorbent paper.

Falafel salad
Falafel salad

For the salad:

We take an Arabic pie and put 2 c. Salad, 4 falafel, and wrapping in lambs and aluminum foil. We close the edges from the aluminum foil like candy Cut them in the middle with a saw knife and serve. We follow the same procedure for 4 Arab Pies.

Falafel with sweet potato for a healhty dinner
Falafel with sweet potato for a healhty dinner

Another easy idea for a healthy dinner is..

Falafel for dinner with sweet potato and cranberries:

We need:

  • 400 gr. sweet potato
  • 400 gr. chickpeas, boiled
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 mg Bukovo
  • 2 mg cumin, in seeds
  • 1 t. garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 80 gr. cranberries dried
  • 120 gr. oats
  • 4 K.M. olive oil
  • 1/4 parsley
  • 150 gr. ricotta
  • lemon juice, from 1/2 lemon
  • Tomato, in pieces, for serving
Falafel with sauce
Falafel with sauce

Method of execution ” falafel for dinner” :

Firstly, we put in a pot of water until the waist and put on a strong fire to boil. Peel the sweet potato. Cut it into pieces 2 cm and put them in the pot for 10-15 minutes until they soften. Drain and put in a bowl. In the polynomial with knives, we put chickpeas, and sweet potato and hit until they get the mashed form. After that, add the egg, boukovo, cumin, garlic, salt, and parsley, and hit until the materials are homogenized. Finally, we also add Cranberries and Large. Beat a few seconds until the materials are homogenized. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C in the air.

We get 2 c. From the mixture and plain it in balls and we are playing with our hands to be more levels. In a pan add 2 c. olive oil and let it burn on medium heat. Pour half the falafel in half and leave for 3 minutes on each side to gold. We repeat the process with the remaining halves. Drain to absorbent kitchen paper and transfer to a pan-layered pan. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes. At the same time, in a bowl, mix the ricotta with salt, pepper, and juice from 1/2 lemon. We serve the falafel with the ricotype mixture.