Crispy Falafel with Yogurt Dip
You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Crispy Falafel with Yogurt Dip a try. One portion of this dish contains roughly 22g of protein, 26g of fat, and a total of 572 calories. This recipe serves 4. This recipe covers 28% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have bread crumbs, yogurt, canolan oil, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the ground cumin you could follow this main course with the Moroccan Chocolate Mousse as a dessert. It will be a hit at your The Super Bowl event. This recipe is typical of middl eastern cuisine. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 30 minutes.
In a food processor or blender, process the chickpeas, lemon juice, and 1/4 cup of water until almost smooth.
Transfer to a large bowl and add the shallot, cumin, red pepper flakes, 2/3 of the garlic, 1 teaspoon of the salt, 2 tablespoons of the parsley, and 1/2 cup of the bread crumbs and mix well.
Roll into 16 balls (about 2 inches in diameter) and flatten slightly to form patties.
Place the remaining bread crumbs in a bowl or dish. Dip the falafel patties in the whisked eggs, then roll in the bread crumbs, coating evenly.Prepare dip: In a medium bowl, combine the yogurt and pepper with the remaining garlic, salt, and parsley.
Mix well. Cover and set aside.
Heat half the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Place 8 of the chickpea patties in the pan and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
Add the remaining oil, if necessary, and cook the remaining patties.
Serve with the yogurt dip. If You Don't Have... store-bought bread crumbs, make fresh ones in a food processor. One slice of bread yields about 1/2 cup crumbs.