Fava Bean Rounds
|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Dried fava beans/Garbanzo beans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Red onion||1 Small, finely chopped|
|Snipped parsley||3 Tablespoon|
|Finely chopped garlic||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground coriander||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cumin||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground red pepper||1 Dash|
|Vegetable oil||1 Tablespoon|
Heat water and beans to boiling in 2-quart saucepan; boil 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
Add enough water to cover beans if necessary.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer until tender, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Drain, reserving liquid.
Mash beans; add 2 to 3 tablespoons reserved liquid if necessary.
Stir in remaining ingredients except oil.
Cover and let stand 1 hour.
Pinch off 1-inch pieces; shape into rounds and flatten.
Let stand 30 minutes.
Heat oil (2 inches) in 3-quart saucepan to 375°.
Fry 4 or 5 rounds at a time in hot oil, turning once, until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes; drain on paper towels.