Vegetarian Patties
1c dried fava beans
1c dried chick peas
1/2c fine cracked wheat
3 cloves garlic
4 onions
1 c fresh parsley
1 T dried coriander
1 t hot pepper
1 t cumin
1 t allspice
½ to baking soda
2 t baking powder
2 T salt
Oil for frying

Makes about 50 falafel
Soak beans overnight. Wash and drain well the cracked wheat. Mix all the ingredients together, and add fava beans and chick peas.

Put through meat grinder to make a fine smooth paste. Grind it twice and set aside for 1 hour. Then, form flat patties with heaping 1 T for mixture. Deep fry. Serve hot or cold with tehineh.

Hint: A special mold to make falafel can be found in shops that sell Middle East productFtoush

1/2 lb. flat bread (Arab bread) toasted and broken into small pieces
2 1/5 lbs chopped cucumbers or the heart of medium lettuce cut into small pieces
2 lbs. tomatoes cut into small pieces
10 oz. onions finely chopped
6 oz. olive oil
8 1/2 oz. juice of sour pomegranate or juice of sumac*
* Soak sumac seed (about 4 oz. in 12 oz. of warm water). Squeeze sumac seed then strain and use the strained juice.
1 clove of garlic mashed with salt
2 tbs. salt
1 bunch of purslane (baqle)

Toast and cut bread into small pieces. Sprinkle cold water over it. Chop all the vegetables and add them to the bread. Mix well. Add mashed garlic, juice and oil and toss

added by Marwa El Odessi

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