Preparation info

  • For

    four to six

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Café Paradiso Cookbook

The Café Paradiso Cookbook

By Denis Cotter

Published 1999

  • About

Felafel, in its traditional guise, is a Middle-Eastern pitta bread sandwich filling. It seems to have crossed over into European cooking through vegetarian books and restaurants, where it has become as ubiquitous as melon on a hotel menu. This is one of those recipes that has evolved over the years and, yes I know, it’s not the traditional way to make felafel. Think of it as a deep-fried chickpea fritter and a whole range of variations opens up. The basic recipe below will accommodate extra