Lebanese Falafel

Method

1. Drain and place the fava beans and chickpeas in a food processor. Add the onion, parsley, cilantro, garlic, baking powder, salt and cumin.

2. Blend, scraping down the side of the bowl, to form a coarse paste.

3. Add the water and process until the mixture is fine and green.

4. Scrape the paste into a bowl.

5. In a medium saucepan, heat 2 inches of oil to 350°. Scoop rounded tablespoons of the falafel mixture into the hot oil and fry in small batches until browned and crisp, about 2 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

Ingredients

Baking Powder 1 tsp.
Garlic 2 cloves
Cilantro 2 tbsp.
Flat-leaf Parsley 2 tbsp.
Onion, Finely Chopped 1
Chickpeas 1 can
Fava Beans 1 can
Kosher Salt 1 tsp.
Ground Cumin 1 tsp.
Water 4 tbsp.
Olive Oil 1 cup

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