Falafel is the Middle Eastern fast food. It can be served as a sandwich in pita bread, with tahini, tomatoes and lettuce. It can be served in a salad with hummus. In most of the Middle East it is eaten just as a very tasty fried ball of mashed garabanzos or chick peas. In Cairo at the local McDonalds the serve a McFalafel. Falafel recipe INGREDIENTS: 1 cup dried chickpeas or 16 oz. can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans. 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 3 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon coriander 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Salt & Pepper to taste Oil for frying PREPARATION: Place dried chickpeas in a bowl, covering with cold water. Allow to soak overnight. Omit this step if using canned beans. Drain chickpeas, and place in pan with fresh water, and bring to a boil. Allow to boil for 5 minutes, then let simmer on low for about an hour. If you need to make it in a hurry, don't fail to try using a box of Falafel mix at your supermarket.
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