Middle Eastern Falafel
This is an authentic recipe for Falafel, the popular food all over the Middle East. It is as popular as Hamburgers in the west. It is eaten by many people on a daily basis. It is affordable and nutritious at the same time. Usually it is made into sandwiches.
Falafel is stuffed into Pita bread with tomatoes and tahini sauce. Many other ingredients are added, it all depends on the personal taste.
There are varieties of recipes for making Falafel, but it all comes to the same basic ingredients with slight differences through out the Middle
East. In Lebanon they only use dry chickpeas, while in Egypt they use only dried and shelled fava (broad) beans but in Palestine and Jordan they use a mix of chickpeas and fava beans.
You can make falafel from scratch and freeze the mix. Making falafel from scratch is very easy although it is time consuming but always a success and satisfying meal.