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Falafel #4

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Fat-free Oct. Vegetarian


  • 1 lb Dry ful (fava beans)
  • 1 sm Onion
  • 1 bn Chopped parsley
  • 2 Cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 ts Ground coriander
  • 1/4 ts Hot red pepper (optional)
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tb Flour


Soak ful (fava beans) in cold water for a few days, changing water daily. When ready, peel ful and grind with onion in meat grinder. Add all ingredients, mixing well. Grind mixture a second time. Form into patties and fry.
Variation: Soak 3/4 cup of dry homus (chick pea) with ful. Then
follow above directions.
From: "Alaa Dakroub" <>. rfvc Digest V94 Issue #214, Oct. 4, 1994. Formatted by Sue Smith, S.Smith34, using MMCONV.