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Anushka Basantani
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Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Others
  • Middle Eastern
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup dried chickpeas
  2. 1 large onion chopped
  3. 1 large onion chopped 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  4. 3 tbsp of fresh coriander leaves chopped
  5. 2 tbsp sesame seed paste
  6. 1 tsp coriander powder
  7. 1 tsp cumin powder
  8. 2 tbsp flour
  9. salt and pepper to taste
  10. olive oil/ vegetable oil for frying
  11. 1 tsp shredded and peeled ginger
  12. 1/2 cup bread crumbs


  1. 1. Soak the chickpeas overnight.
  2. 2. Boil the soaked chickpeas for about 10 mins. Then simmer for an hour.
  3. 3. Mash the boiled chickpeas and mix the onion, garlic, ginger, sesame seed paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, flour, salt, pepper.
  4. 4. Blend it in a food processor, add bread crumbs to hold the mixture and to soak any extra moisture. Add the coriander.
  5. 5. Make small balls of the mixture and slightly flatten them.
  6. 6. Heat oil in pan, fry the balls until crisp and golden brown.
  7. 7. Serve with pitas, bread or burger. Garnish with coriander leaves.

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Komalasuri Komalasuri
Komalasuri Komalasuri   Nov-16-2016

Abhiruchi Mittal
Abhiruchi Mittal   Sep-22-2016

it looks delicious

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