TAMIYA or FALAFEL – bean cakes


TAMIYA or FALAFEL
TAMIYA or FALAFEL

TAMIYA or FALAFEL – bean cakes ingredients:
  • 2 cups skinned white broad beans
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill leaves
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • 2 onions
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup parsley leaves
  • 1 small leek, stalk only
  • 1 teaspoon sodium bicarbonate or baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1-2 tablespoons sesame seeds, cooking oil, salt
Preparation:

Soak beans overnight. Drain and mince with dill, coriander, onions, garlic, parsley and leek. Add spices, seasoning, sodium bicarbonate and knead.

Let stand in room temperature for about I hour. With wet spoon or wet fingers, scoop small amount, shape into flat discs about 5 cms in diameter and 2 cms thick.

Sprinkle one side with sesame seeds and deep fry in sizzling oil to a brown colour.

Remove onto absorbent paper.


 


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