Ta'amiya | Egyptian Fava Beans Falafels

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I have tried chickpeas falafels before ,this is the first time I used fava beans for the falafels. They tasted great with hummus inside the pita pockets.

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Ingredients:
1 can fava beans
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 -3 garlic cloves,minced
2 scallions,chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes or paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
juice of a lemon
1 tablespoon tahini
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon gram flour
salt to taste
2 tablespoon sesame seeds

1 tablespoon olive oil

Method:
Drain and rinse fava beans thoroughly.Add all the ingredients except sesame seeds in a food processor and process until a rough paste forms.
Transfer the contents of food processor in a plate.Make 12-15 lemon sized balls .Press them in palms to make a patty shape.
Sprinkle sesame seeds in a plate and coat the patties in it from both sides.
Let the patties rest in refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
Smear a nonstick pan with olive oil in cook the falafels from both sides until light golden in color,Flipping once or twice.
Meanwhile line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat oven at 180 degrees.
Arrange the cooked falafel on the baking sheet using tongs and bake for 10-12 minutes or until brown and crisp.
Remove from oven ,cool on wire rack and serve with hummus or mint yogurt sauce.

Enjoy!!





Serve-4 Cooking time-30 minutes


Best regards,
Sapana Behl

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7 comments

  1. Perfectly made, tempting taamiyas..they look so nice with sesame seeds rolled all over.

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  2. I made fatal with fava beans and loved it. Your have turned out very good

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  3. Very delicious sounding falafals..good one to indulge!

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  4. Falafals looks crispy and delicious.

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  5. I have tried fava beans in salads. But yet to try in falafel. Great twist.

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  6. Love falafel but never made them with fava beans. Will have to try your version next.

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  7. i want to try this out with fava ...looks nice

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