Sunday, September 27, 2009

Ta3meya Falafel فلافل

2 cups of raw fava beans soaked overnight (skin removed)
3 spring onions or scallions (basal Akhdar)
1 bunch chopped corriander (Kosbara khadra)
1 bunch chopped parsley (baadoones)
4 cloves of garlic finely minced
1 teaspoon of cumin
1 teaspoon of corriander powder (kosbara nashfa)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon of baking powder.
1 boiled potato cubed

Place your fava beans in a food processor and process until medium fineness, then add the rest of the ingredients and process until its a pasty green colour. Transfer to bowl and Leave to rest to the baking powder can activate. Form into patties and fry in hot oil. The falafel with puff up and go golden in colour. Fry on each side for 2-3 minutes.  Be careful not to burn them. Eat it with tahina sauce, pickles, salad, bread, fries the list goes on and they are quick and tasty snack.


  1. yummmmmmmmm sis my mouth is wateringgg hehehe

  2. mmmm. i love falafel! i think i will try your recipe :)

  3. why adding 1 boiled potato cubed? and when must adding the sesame?

  4. salam
    excuse me i dont live in egypte and i dont have fresh green fava beans i just find dried brown fave bean can i make the recipe with this?


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