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Falafel Patties

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These homemade falafel patties are yeast leavened falafel patties made with garbanzo beans and a medley of flavorful spices. With an exotic blend of middle eastern flavors, these flafel patties can be served with yogurt with an assortement of fresh veggies and is quite nutritious.
Ingredients
  Egg 1
  Snipped parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Olive oil/Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Brewer's yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Ground celery seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cooked garbanzo beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Toasted wheat germ 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Tahini 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Sesame Paste)
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lettuce leaves 4
  Plain yogurt 4 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped tomato/Tomato wedges 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a blender container or a food processor bowl combine the egg, parsley, 2 tablespoons olive or cooking oil, brewers' yeast (if desired), water, soy sauce, garlic, cumin, coriander, chili powder, lemon juice, and celery seed.
Cover and blend till smooth.
Add the beans, wheat germ, and tahini; blend till smooth, stopping and scraping sides of container as necessary.
Shape the mixture into six 1/2 inch thick patties.
In a 12 inch skillet cook patties in 2 tablespoons cooking oil over medium heat about 5 minutes on each side or till brown.
To serve, arrange patties on a plate lined with lettuce leaves and alfalfa sprouts, or put into pita bread halves, if desired.
Serve with yogurt, green onion, and tomato pieces and/or wedges.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Interest: 
Healthy

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