These patties or balls are delicious stuffed in a pita with the garlic sauce, cucumber, tomatoes, and lettuce. You can also make small balls instead and serve them as a unique and fabulous appetizer."I added 2 Tbsp of lemon juice and reduced the onions to 1/4 cup. I also made a garlic yogurt dipping sauce. Made some tonight as appetizers and everyone loved it." - Twinklechu
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|1 Canchickpeas/garbanzo beans drained|
|3/4 cuponion; Chopped|
|3/4 tspGround cumin|
|1/2 tspGarlic powder|
|1/2 tspParsley flakes|
|1/2 tspBaking powder|
|1/2 tspcoriander; Ground|
|1 cupFine dry bread crumbs|
|Cooking oil; for deep-frying|
|3/4 cupLight salad dressing; or Mayonnaise|
|2 ClovesGarlic; minced|
|1 tspDried whole oregano|
Run chickpeas and onion through food grinder or food processor. Place in large bowl.
Add next 10 ingredients. Mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls. Leave balls round or flatten into patties.
Lower balls or patties on slotted spoon into hot 375 degree F cooking oil. Cook for about 45 seconds until desired shade of brown. Remove with slotted spoon to dish lined with paper towel.
Cut pitas in half. Stuff 4 balls or flattened patties in each. Makes 44 falafels or enough for 11 pitas.
Combine ingredients in medium bowl and chill. Serve in pitas with falafels.
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I added 2 Tbsp of lemon juice and reduced the onions to 1/4 cup. I also made a garlic yogurt dipping sauce. Made some tonight as appetizers and everyone loved it.
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