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Falafel

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Ingredients
  Broad beans 4 Ounce, frozen, defrosted (125 Gram)
  Greek yogurt 2 Tablespoon
  Tahini paste 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped mint 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Shallow-Frying)
  Greek yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (With Shredded Mint Leaves, To Serve)
  Shredded mint 1 Tablespoon (For Serving)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Drain the broad beans and dry thoroughly.
Place in a blender or food processor and blend to form a fairly smooth paste.
Transfer the pureed beans to a bowl.
Stir in all the remaining ingredients, except the oil, and season to taste.
Cover and chill for 1 hour.
Form the mixture into small patties.
Heat a little oil in a frying pan and fry the patties, a few at a time, for 1-2 minutes on each side until golden-brown.
Drain on kitchen paper and keep warm while frying the remaining patties.
Serve hot with mint-flavoured yogurt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1421 Calories from Fat 1175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 133 g204.5%

Saturated Fat 15.2 g76.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 467.2 mg19.5%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.2%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 23 g46.6%

Vitamin A 74.2% Vitamin C 48.7%

Calcium 24.8% Iron 35%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Falafel Recipe