Falafel golden domes with tahini sauce
California Vegetarian Vegan Sauces
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:19 AM. Recipe ID 25840. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Falafel golden domes with tahini sauce
Categories: California, Vegetarian, Vegan
Yield: 4 servings
1 lb Chickpeas; soaked overnight,
- cooked, and drained.
3 Garlic cloves; minced
1/2 ts Baking powder
2 ts Ground cinnamon
2 ts Ground cumin
1 bn Parsley; minced
1 md Onion; grated
4 Scallions; minced
2 tb Fresh cilantro, chopped
3 c Vegetable oil
4 Pita breads; warmed
1 Tomato; finely chopped
2 Lemons; juiced
2/3 c Tahini (sesame paste)
3 tb -Water (or as needed)
2 Lemons, juiced
2 Garlic cloves; minced
1 tb Fresh parsley, minced
Remove the skins from the cooked chickpeas by rubbing them with a dish
Place the chickpeas in a food processor and pur‚e them.
Add the garlic, baking powder, coriander, cumin, parsley, onions,
scallions, and cilantro. Blend the ingredients together so that a
smooth paste is formed. Add some water if necessary. Let the
mixture rest for
Form the paste into patties that are 2" in diameter and 1/2" thick.
In a medium large saucepan place the vegetable oil and heat it on
medium high until it is hot. Add the patties and deep-fry them for 2
to 3 minutes, or until they are golden brown. Drain them on paper
In each of the pita breads place some of the falafel, tomatoes, lemon
juice, and Tahini Sauce.
For Tahini Sauce: In a small bowl place the tahini, water, and lemon
juice. Mix the ingredients together so that a smooth sauce is formed
(add more water if necessary).
Add the garlic, parsley, and black pepper. Mix them in so that they
are well blended.
Makes 1 cup.
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