Saturday, November 22, 2008


Source: Whole Foods Allergy Cookbook
Makes 36 small patties

2/3 cup flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp turmeric
3 cloves garlic
½ cup onion
¼ cup fresh parsley
1 TB lemon juice
4 TB olive oil
1/2 cup water
2 cans (15 oz) garbanzo beans, drained & rinsed

1. In large bowl, combine flour, salt, cumin, & turmeric; set aside.
2. In food processor, mince garlic, onion, & parsley; add lemon juice, 1 TB olive oil, 1/2 cup water & beans and puree until smooth. Add bean mixture to flour mixture and mix well until a dough forms. Refrigerate 1 hour.
3. Preheat oven to 425. Line baking sheet with foil & grease with 3 TB olive oil. Roll falafel dough into 1-inch balls. Press down onto foil; bake 10-15 minutes per side. Serve with cucumber-yogurt dip or lemon-tahini dip.

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