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Falafel croquettes with pepper-and-oregano-flavoured tomato cream

Medium

Falafel croquettes with pepper-and-oregano-flavoured tomato cream

30
min

Falafel croquettes with pepper-and-oregano-flavoured tomato cream

Difficulty: Medium

Preparation time: 30 min

Doses (4 people (10/15 falafels))

  • Ingredients
    • Chickpea flour as required
    • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
    • Dried chickpeas 250 g
    • Extra virgin olive oil (EVO) as required
    • Garlic 1 clove
    • Minced parsley 2 tbsp
    • Onion half
    • Onion 1/4
    • Oregano as desired
    • Papper to taste
    • Salt to taste
    • Salt and Pepper to taste
    • Yellow Pepper 1

For this recipe we used:

Chopped tomatoes
300 ml

Preparation

Soak dried chickpeas in water for 24 hours, replacing it after 12 hours.
After that, carefully drain the chickpeas and place them in a mixer with chopped onion, a garlic clove (or as desired), parsley, cumin and a little EVO oil.
Blend until you gain a homogeneous mixture, season to taste. To obtain a more compact dough and better-shaped croquettes leave the dough in the fridge for an hour, then start hand-shaping little disks or balls.
In case the mixture comes to be too soft, add some more chickpea flour. Make the croquettes, then proceed to fry them in boiling seed oil until they are of a golden brown, as the traditional recipe suggests.

For the sauce:
Chop the onion and dice the peppers, sauté them with a little EVO oil in a non-stick pan and, once cooked, add Pomì chopped tomatoes. End the cooking over moderate heat and season with oregano, salt and pepper.
Serve the falafels on colored paper with a finger-food glass of tomato cream.