Halwai August 10, 2018

Ingredients:

• 1/2 pound – broad Fava beans (skinless), soaked overnight
• 1/2 pound – dried chick peas, soaked overnight
• 3 – Cloves garlic, crushed
• 1 – large onion, finely chopped
• 6 – large scallions, finely chopped
• 1/2 – hot pepper, finely chopped or ground
• 1 tbsp – baking soda
• 3 tbsp – flour
• 1 cup – finely chopped Parsley
• 1 tsp – ground coriander
• 1.5 tsp – ground cumin
• 1 tbsp – salt
• 1/2 tsp – black pepper
• vegetable oil for frying

Method:

  1. Drain and rinse the beans, using cold water.
  2. Pound, grind or put the beans through the food processor, until minced finely.
  3. Add the garlic , onions and peppers, mix well.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients.
  5. Pound or process into a paste.
  6. Cover and let stand for 1.5 hour.
  7. Take about 2 tbsp of the mixture and form patties about 1.5 inch in diameter.
  8. Let the patties set for another 15 minutes.
  9. Fry them in vegetable oil until golden brown.
  10. Serve with fresh pita bread, tomato, cucumber topped with tahini sauce.