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Fried Falafel Pockets

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Ingredients
  Dried garbanzo beans 1 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cracked wheat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cooked
  Onion 1 Medium, minced
  Parsley sprig 5 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Frying)
  Pita breads 8
  Alfalfa sprouts 1 Tablespoon (For Garnishing)
  Chopped tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Garnishing)
  Sour cream/Yogurt 1 Tablespoon (For Serving)
  Salsa 1 Tablespoon (For Serving)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Soak beans in water to cover for 2 1/2 hours.
Drain water, and grind beans in the Bosch meat mincer or pound into tiny pieces.
Add the remaining ingredients, and pound together to form a paste.
Let rest 30 minutes.
Form into small walnutsize balls, and let rest another 15 minutes.
Fry in hot, 375° F.deepfat cooking oil until golden brown.
Place hot in Pita Bread with alfalfa sprouts and chopped tomatoes.
Serve with yogurt or sour cream and salsa.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Servings: 
8

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