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FELAFEL SANDWICH (Middle Eastern Fritters) Recipe

FELAFEL SANDWICH (Middle Eastern Fritters)

This is one of my favorite "street foods" in the Middle East. It is originated in Egypt as a snack. Here is my version of felafel recipe...

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Prep time: Egypt Egyptian
Cook time: Servings: 5


  • 1 c. chickpeas (canned)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp. parsley or coriander leaves
  • 1 large potato, boiled and mashed
  • all-purpose flour
  • oil for frying
  • Arabian flat bread
  • fried eggplants, chopped
  • french fries
  • boiled eggs, chopped
  • tomatoes, sliced
  • chopped parsley
  • hummus or mayonnaise


  1. Rinse chickpeas and remove skins.
  2. Grind chickpeas, garlic, onion, salt, chili, cumin, coriander and parsley in a food processor.
  3. Mix chickpea mixture and mashed potato in a bowl. Blend well.
  4. Take 2 tbsp. mixture and drop onto oiled tray. Repeat the process. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  5. Coat felafel with flour. Mold into a ball. Flatten slightly with palms.
  6. Deep fry until golden brown.
  7. Fill flat bread with felafel, eggplant, french fries, boiled egg, tomato, chopped parsley and hummus.
  8. Roll like a spring roll.
  9. Serve hot with ketchup.