Falafel And Hummus Platter

Those are my favorite recipes! Falafel And Hummus together are perfect bite of food! Enjoy!

Ingredients

Dry chickpeas 4 Cup (64 tbs) , divided (for falafel and hummus)
Salt 1 Tablespoon
For falafel
Onion 1 Small
Garlic clove 5
Parsley 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Cilantro 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chop
Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
No salt seasoning 1 Tablespoon
Sesame seeds 2 Tablespoon
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Chickpea flour/All purpose flour 6 Tablespoon (2
Himalayan salt 1 Teaspoon (or to taste)
Grapeseed oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (For deep frying as needed)
For hummus
Garlic clove 2
Parsley/Cilantro 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Juice of lemon/Lime 1/2
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Fresh ground black pepper To Taste
Tahini paste/Sesame paste 1 Tablespoon
Cooking liquid 2 Tablespoon (from chickpeas)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. In a large mixing bowl, soak chickpeas in water for about 12-24 hours or 48 hours, changing water as and when required. Wash thoroughly under cold water and set aside.

2. Take 2 cups (for falafel) of soaked chickpeas, cover it with cold water and pop in refrigerator until ready to use.

3. In slow cooker, pour the remaining chickpeas and cover it with water. Add salt, cover with lid and cook on HIGH for 4 ½ hours or until done.

MAKING

For Falafel:

4. In mixer, add onion, garlic, parsley, and cilantro. Blitz well and transfer it to a bowl.

5. Put soaked raw chickpeas into the mixer and blend until the mixture resembles like sand.

6. Transfer blended chickpeas to a bowl and add the cilantro onion mixture to it.

7. Add ground cumin, no salt seasoning, sesame seed, baking powder, chickpea flour, and salt. Mix well. Cover and pop in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

8. Preheat oil to 350 degree F.

9. Roll mixture into small balls and deep fry in oil for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Place on paper towel to drain.

For Hummus:

10. In mixer, add garlic, chopped parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, black pepper, tahini paste, 1 ½ cups of cooked chickpeas, and cooking liquid. Blend well.

SERVING

11. On a platter spread hummus and place fried falafel on top. Garnish with parsley and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 396Calories from Fat 92

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 856 mg35.67%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.3%

Dietary Fiber 15 g60%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet