Falafel Mix

Recipes made with the Authentic Foods Falafel Mix:

Product Description:

(This mix is gluten free, dairy free, soy free and nut free) 

Falafels are mini veggie burger balls that are very popular in many Middle Eastern Countries. They are typically eaten in pita sandwiches with a cucumber and tomato salad, with salads or alone. Many people use the following sauces to complement the falafels: tahini sauce, tzatziki sauce and hummus.
 
The Authentic Foods Falafel Mix is made from the Authentic Foods Garfava Flour and a combination of savory seasonings and herbs. Falafels made from this mix are definitely the best out there.    In addition to falafels, you can make baked falafel burgers, falafel pancakes and use the falafel mix as a breading for fish, chicken or vegetables.
 
This mix is perfect for a variety of people. It is perfect for anyone who likes middle eastern foods, wants to try something new or is tired of the same old sandwich or salad all the time. Also, this mix is great for anyone who is on a low-fat diet. Baked Falafels are about 100 calories each with 3 grams of fiber and only 1 gram of fat. They are also very filling and will hold you over until your next meal.
 
 
 
 
Recipes on back of package:
 
Falafel (Mini Veggie Burger Ball)
 
Ingredients:
2 cups Authentic Foods Falafel Mix
1 1/2 cups carbonated water or plain water
1 tablespoon of olive oil
3 small cloves of crushed garlic
1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
 
Directions:
Mix carbonated water, oil, crushed garlic, chopped cilantro and salt. Then mix in the Authentic Foods Falafel Mix. Let the mixture stand for five minutes to absorb the liquid. The batter should be thick.
 
Pour vegetable oil into a pan approximately 1 inch deep and heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. After the liquid has been absorbed, take the falafel mixture and make small balls, about 1 inch in diameter, and fry for three to four minutes, until golden brown.
 
Variations: For a spicier burger, add chopped jalapeno peppers, banana wax peppers, or chili peppers.
 
 
Baked Falafel Burgers
 
Ingredients:
2 cups Authentic Foods Falafel Mix
1 1/2 cups carbonated water or plain water
1 tablespoon of olive oil
3 small cloves of crushed garlic
1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
 
Directions:
Mix carbonated water, oil, crushed garlic, chopped cilantro and salt. Then mix in the Authentic Foods Falafel Mix. Let the mixture stand for five minutes to absorb the liquid. The batter should be thick.
 
Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Form small size patties and place them on a cookie sheet. Bake them for 15 to 25 minutes until golden brown on top. Using a spatula, flip the falafel burgers over and return them to the oven. Bake another 5 minutes or until golden brown.
 
Variations: For a spicier burger, add chopped jalapeno peppers, banana wax peppers, or chili peppers.
 
 
Falafel Pancake
 
Ingredients:
1 cup Authentic Foods Falafel Mix
1 cup water, milk or a non-dairy milk substitute
3 tablespoons Authentic Foods Maple Sugar or brown sugar
2 large eggs
3 tablespoons olive oil
 
Directions:
In a bowl, mix Authentic Foods Falafel Mix with Authentic Foods Maple Sugar. In another bowl, beat together eggs, water and oil. Then mix this into the falafel mixture. If the batter becomes too thick, add water to thin. Preheat griddle or skillet that has been lightly coated with oil to keep pancakes from sticking. Using a large tablespoon drop batter to make 4 inch diameter pancakes. Cook first side until bubbles form and begin to pop, and edges look dry. With a spatula, turn the pancakes over until the second side is golden brown. Serve them with sour cream cucumber yogurt (tzatziki sauce), tahini sauce or applesauce.

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