Pea and Chickpeas Falafels

03
May
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Anyone can enjoy falafels as long as they have a glass of water next to their plate. Indeed falafels can be so dry you have to be careful eating them. Well these falafels are a great combo of quality nutrients, taste, and moisture. Eating them is easy peasy!

Preparation: 15min. Cooking: 5min

Ingredients:

  • Chickpeas: 250g (out of a tin) (you can use the 400g from the tin and mix it with 400g of peas and freeze extras)
  • Peas: 250g
  • Chickpea flour: 50g
  • Turmeric: 1 tsp
  • Cumin: 1tsp
  • Onions: 2 spring onions, chopped finely
  • Coriander: 2 sprigs, chopped finely
  • Olive oil: 1tbsp
  • Seasoning to taste

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  • Tomatoes: 4, cubed
  • Cucumber: 2 small ones, cubed
  • Olive oil: 1tbsp
  • Shallot: 1

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  • Yoghurt: Natural and unsweetened, 150ml
  • Lemon: 1/2 juiced
  • Dill: a few sprigs, cut finely

Cooking:

  1. Assemble tomatoes, cucumber, shallots and olive oil in a bowl, Season and keep in the fridge.
  2. Whisk yoghurt, lemon and dill together. Keep in the fridge.
  3. Blend together, peas, chickpeas, spring onion, coriander and seasoning.
  4. Add chickpeas flour to enable the making of patties.
  5. Heat oil in a pan.
  6. Place patties and cook 3-4 min on each side to golden.
  7. Serve on salsa with yoghurt sauce.

Bon app├ętit.

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