Falafel with Thermomix
If you like to try gastronomies from different places of the world, especially from Arabic, you can find the proposal that you have before you very interesting.
Falafel is a culinary specialty that comes from the Middle East. They are particularly popular in Lebanon and Turkey. Crunchy and golden on the outside, they are very tender inside. Very easy to do with Thermomix.
We recommend you bet on preparing the falafel recipe in the Thermomix.
Ingredients for making falafel with Thermomix
In the event that you are encouraged to develop this proposal at home, you need to get the following ingredients, which will allow you to obtain about ten or twelve falafel:
260 grams of chickpeas
2 cloves of garlic
30 fresh leaves of parsley
20 fresh leaves of coriander
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon of paprika
½ teaspoon of baking soda
1 small spoonful of coriander
Preparation of falafel with Thermomix, step by step
Once you have managed to have all the products in the kitchen, the preparation of the falafel in the Thermomix begins:
The day before making the falafels with Thermomix
Put 260 grams of dried chickpeas in a large bowl of cold water.
Reserve for 12 h 00 min.
Add 2 bare cloves of garlic in the Thermomix and mix
3 seconds / speed 7
Then scrape the sides of the bowl with the spatula. Add a bare onion cut into four, 30 fresh leaves of parsley and 20 fresh leaves of coriander in the Thermomix. Mixture
5 seconds / speed 5
Then scrape the sides of the bowl with the spatula. Add the chickpeas, drained and dried with paper towels, ½ teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of ground coriander, 1 teaspoon of cumin, 1 teaspoon of paprika and 1 teaspoon of salt in the Thermomix. Mixture
8 segundos / velocidad 5
Then scrape the sides of the bowl with the spatula and mix
8 seconds / speed 5
Transfer the contents of the Thermomix to a container and leave them covered with a plastic or aluminum foil for 60 minutes.
Make falafel balls with wet hands so that the dough does not stick to your hands or with a falafel spoon if you have one.
Place the falafel in a pan with a hot oil bottom. Fry the falafel for 10 to 15 minutes over medium heat, turning it regularly so it does not burn.
It is one of the typical dishes of the Middle East, it is one of the tastiest and can be served both as a starter and even as a first course, that is already to everyone’s taste.
Finally, and what you will have to serve them and this is something you can do with a variety of alternatives such as salad, tomato sauce, pita bread … What you like.