Flavorful Falafel Wrap
Picture this: a warm, soft pita bread stuffed with crispy, golden-brown falafel balls, fresh vegetables, and a luscious tahini sauce. This is what dreams are made of – the Flavorful Falafel Wrap. It’s not just a meal; it’s a flavor-packed experience that will transport your taste buds straight to the streets of the Middle East.
- 1 cup dried chickpeas
- 1/2 large onion, roughly chopped (about 1 cup)
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1-2 cloves of garlic
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 4-6 tablespoons flour
- Soybean or vegetable oil for frying
- Place dried chickpeas in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Allow to soak overnight, then drain.
- Place drained uncooked chickpeas, and onions in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
- Add the parsley, cilantro, salt, hot pepper, garlic, and cumin. Process until blended but not pureed.
- Sprinkle in the baking powder and 4 tablespoons of the flour, and pulse.
- You want to add enough bulgur or flour so that the dough forms a small ball and no longer sticks to your hands.
- Turn into a bowl and refrigerate, covered, for several hours.
- Form the chickpea mixture into balls about the size of walnuts, or use a falafel scoop, available in Middle-Eastern markets.
- Heat 3 inches of oil to 375 in a deep pot or wok and fry 1 ball to test.
- If it falls apart, add a little flour. Then fry about six balls at once for a few minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
- Drain on paper towels.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Enjoy the crispy, aromatic, and utterly delicious Flavorful Falafel Wrap in just a few simple steps.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 8g | Protein: 13g | Carbohydrates: 52g | Fiber: 12g
Imagine yourself taking the first bite. The crunch of the falafel, the burst of fresh veggies, and the creaminess of the tahini sauce harmonizing in your mouth. Every bite is a journey through flavors, and with our easy-to-follow recipe, you can bring this culinary adventure to your kitchen.
Whether it’s a quick lunch or a dinner party, the Flavorful Falafel Wrap is a crowd-pleaser. Serve it with a side of hummus or a crisp salad for a complete meal. It’s a vegetarian delight that even meat-lovers will adore.
So, next time you’re craving something truly satisfying and bursting with flavor, whip up a batch of Flavorful Falafel Wraps. Your taste buds will thank you, and your family and friends will be asking for seconds.