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.
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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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (174g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6|
|Calories from Fat: 56 (19%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 6.3g||8 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.6g||8 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.6g|
|Cholesterol 141mg||43 %|
|Sodium 564.6mg||19 %|
|Potassium 302mg||8 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 46.6g||14 %|
|Dietary Fiber 5.6g||22 %|
|Sugars, other 41g|
|Protein 13.2g||19 %|
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Calories per serving: 295
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