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Spicy Chickpea Balls

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Ingredients
  Bulgur wheat 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chickpeas 1⁄2 Pound, soaked in water overnight
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Sunflower oil 2 Tablespoon
For fresh tomato sauce
  Tomatoes 4 Medium, skinned
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2
  Green chili 1
  Fresh coriander 1 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

Put wheat in a medium-size bowl and pour 1/2 cup boiling water over.
Soak 1 hour.
Drain chickpeas and place in a food processor with wheat and rest of ingredients.
Season with salt and pepper.
Blend a few minutes until mixture becomes fairly smooth.
With your hands mold the mixture into about 36 small balls; place on a serving dish.
These will be speared with a fondue fork and deep-fried in hot oil.
To make Fresh Tomato Sauce, put all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until vegetables are finely chopped.
Place sauce in a serving bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Deep Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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