Creamy Moutabel also called Mutabal is part of the Middle East Cuisine is made from Roasted Eggplant. A delicious way to add in your family’s diet aubergine a very healthy but much-disliked vegetable. Serve it as a part of Mezze Platter or for the Tailgating you host next?
oil, often seasoned by lemon juice. olive oil, herbs, garlic and lemon are typical flavours found in the Lebanese diet.
- 1 cup Kabuli Chana/white chick peas, soaked overnight
- 1 medium sized onion finely chopped or minced
- 2-3 garlic crushed
- 1 tsp dhania/ coriander powder
- ½ tsp red chilli powder
- 1 tsp cumin powder/jeera powder
- ½ tsp kali mirchi/ pepper corns crushed
- 2 tbsp atta /whole wheat flour
- 3 tbsp fresh parsley
- 1 tsp coriander leaves
- Salt as required
- Oil for deep frying
- Cook the soaked Kabuli Chana in the pressure cooker with 2 cups of water for 2 whistles. Cool.
- In a mixer/ blender add the drained Chana and mash/ coarse grind.
- Add all the other ingredients except the oil and grind to get a paste.
- Transfer from the mixer to a bowl and mix everything well.
- With your hands form small or medium sized balls or patties.
- Deep fry in hot oil like you would do for pakoras/fritters.
- Flip over to the other side whilst frying to ensure that the falafels are evenly fried.
- Drain falafel on kitchen tissues to remove excess oil.
- You can serve falafel hot with pita bread or serve as snack/starter with some sauce.
- But I served it like this fulkas, hummus, cheese slice, falafel and pickled cucumber and onion and dhania/
coriander leaves as garnish.
- Very very yum!!!
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