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Nigerian Falafels - Akara (vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free)


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Ingredients

28 piece(s)

Falafel:

  • 225 g Black eyed beans, (Soaked overnight)
  • 1 Brown onion, quartered
  • 1 heaped teaspoon salt
  • pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Cooking

  • Oil for frying
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Recipe's preparation

    Falafels:
  1. 1. Drain beans rinse with fresh water and remove skins that have come off the beans

     

    2. Place all ingredient into the tmx and blend 45sec Speed 5 using the spatula to assist (you might have to take off lid and scrape down sides halfway through)

     

    3. Scrap down sides and blend 10sec Speed 7.

     

    4. In a fry pan add enough oil of choice to be 1-2cm deep and heat (alternatively use a deep fryer to achieve balls like in the photo above)

     

    6. Shape falafels with hands into balls, flatten to make discs and cook on a low frying heat for 3min each side

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Tip

- Serve with shredded lettuce, tomatoes and chutney


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  • I love these falafels, they are so delicious. I...

    Submitted by MaxwellSmart on 7. December 2018 - 16:13.

    I love these falafels, they are so delicious. I have made them several times now, they are great for healthy school lunches dipped in home made salsa or homous! Excellent recipe, thank you so much for posting !!

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  • I buy my black-eye beans from

    Submitted by Wholefood Mumma on 25. August 2014 - 11:42.

    I buy my black-eye beans from my local heathfood store (Healthy Life chain)

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  • Hi, Just wondering where you

    Submitted by T-Arne on 23. August 2014 - 10:38.

    Hi,

    Just wondering where you can buy black eyed beans? - having trouble finding them in supermarkets or healthfood shops.

    Thanks

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  • Winner! My 2yo and 7mo

    Submitted by Wholefood Mumma on 5. February 2014 - 09:02.

    Winner! My 2yo and 7mo eagerly gobbled these up. I'm delighted with how flavoursome they are given its made with only a few simple ingredients. 

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