Sunday, January 10, 2010

Crispy Falafel with Yogurt Dip Recipe

Tasty and crispy middle eastern Falafel with Yogurt Dip Recipe. enjoy cooking and prepare the best falafel balls. Learn how to make delicious Crispy Falafel with Yogurt Dip.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: Makes 4 servings


2 15-ounce cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed well
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 shallot or 1/2 small onion, finely diced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons kosher salt
3 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley
1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
2 eggs, whisked
1 1/2 cups plain yogurt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup canola oil

  1. In a food processor or blender, process the chickpeas, lemon juice, and 1/4 cup of water until almost smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and add the shallot, cumin, red pepper flakes, 2/3 of the garlic, 1 teaspoon of the salt, 2 tablespoons of the parsley, and 1/2 cup of the bread crumbs and mix well. Roll into 16 balls (about 2 inches in diameter) and flatten slightly to form patties.
  2. Place the remaining bread crumbs in a bowl or dish. Dip the falafel patties in the whisked eggs, then roll in the bread crumbs, coating evenly.
  3. Prepare dip: In a medium bowl, combine the yogurt and pepper with the remaining garlic, salt, and parsley. Mix well. Cover and set aside.
  4. Heat half the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place 8 of the chickpea patties in the pan and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Add the remaining oil, if necessary, and cook the remaining patties. Drain. Serve with the yogurt dip.
  5. If You Don't Have... store-bought bread crumbs, make fresh ones in a food processor. One slice of bread yields about 1/2 cup crumbs.
Kay Chun, Real Simple, SEPTEMBER 2002

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