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The preparation time does not include soaking the beans. Don't forget to soak then overnight.
Serves: Approx. 20
  • 500g Dried Split Fave Beans (without skin), soaked overnight and drained
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 6 Spring Onions, green tops only
  • Handful of Parsley
  • 1 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Sesame Seeds for coating (optional)
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  1. Whizz half the drained beans in a food processor until nearly smooth.
  2. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Put the rest of the bean and the remaining ingredients in the processor and whizz until smooth.
  4. Add this mixture to the rest and mix together.
  5. Shape the mixture into little balls, think golf ball or a little smaller.
  6. Roll in the sesame seeds in using.
  7. Heat the oil in a large deep sided frying pan.
  8. Put in one falafel to test if is hot enough to fry, the felafel should sizzle away quite vigourously.
  9. Fry the falafel, turning frequently until they are golden brown all over.
  10. Remove from the pan.
Recipe by The Eating Tree at http://www.theeatingtree.com/2015/04/24/fava-bean-falafel/