Chickpea falafel with toasted pita breads and tzatziki
Chickpea falafel with toasted pita breads and tzatziki

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The ingredients needed to make Chickpea falafel with toasted pita breads and tzatziki:
  1. Take 1 (400 g) can of Chickpeas, drained
  2. Make ready 1/2 onion, chopped
  3. Make ready 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. Make ready Drizzle of olive oil
  5. Prepare Drizzle of garlic infused olive oil
  6. Take 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  7. Get 1 teaspoon cumin
  8. Prepare 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  9. Make ready 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  10. Take 1 handful fresh coriander, chopped
  11. Make ready Flour to dust
  12. Take 1/4 cup canola oil
  13. Take 1/4 small red cabbage, chopped
  14. Make ready 4 radish, sliced finely
  15. Get To garnish fresh coriander
  16. Prepare 1/2 cucumber, grated
  17. Prepare To taste salt
  18. Make ready 2 tablespoons olive oil
  19. Get To taste pepper

Be it a holiday or a party the Tzatziki is a perfect and healthy appetizers dip to be served for parties. A puffed Bread from whole wheat flour that goes really well for dips above. You can fill it up with the choice of your dips and stuff it with falafel and have it like a. Falafel has long been a favorite Middle Eastern street food.

Steps to make Chickpea falafel with toasted pita breads and tzatziki:
  1. Drain the chickpeas from canned brine. And add to a bowl. With a potato masher, mash the chickpeas.
  2. In a dry pan on medium heat, toast the cumin, cumin seeds, paprika for 1 minute until fragrant. Add to the mashed chickpeas. Then add the garlic, chopped onion, chopped coriander and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice(reserving the other for the tzatziki) and a good drizzle of olive oil to the chickpea mix, mold to form balls. Dust lightly with flour.
  4. In a pan, on medium-high heat, heat the oil and fry the falafel until golden brown on both sides. Drain on kitchen paper. For a healthier option, instead of frying, you can bake the falafel in the oven till golden brown.
  5. To make the tzatziki, grate the cucumber in a small bowl and squeeze out all liquid from the grated cucumber. Once all moisture has been drained, add to this 1/2 cup of plain double cream yoghurt, a drizzle of olive oil, a drizzle of garlic infused olive oil, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Stir to combine.
  6. Chop the cabbage finely along with the radish.
  7. To assemble, toast the pita breads in the toaster or oven. Cut in half, and make slits in the middle to form a pocket, add the chickpea falafel balls, spread the tzatziki along the sides add red cabbage and radish. Garnish with fresh coriander and a drizzle of more tzatziki. Enjoy! :)

A dish of chickpea fritters often eaten with pita, it's beloved for its crunchy, creamy textural contrast. Transfer to a cutting board and cut in half; carefully open the pockets. Divide the tzatziki and cooked falafel between the warmed pita halves. These well-seasoned baked falafel, with a little bit of heat and accompanied by a cool tzatziki sauce, are good in a pita, on a salad, or just by themselves. Stir with a spatula until fully incorporated.

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