Falafel with sumac onion

Preparation info
  • Makes 16 falafel, to serve

    four to six

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley

Published 2020

  • About

In Palestine, falafel are more often than not picked up on street corners (rather than made at home), freshly fried and piled into pita bread or paper cones. It’s rare to find this street vendor set-up outside the Middle East, though, so for anything resembling the real deal, these need to be made freshly at home. The success of pre-cooked, fridge-cold supermarket falafel is, for Sami – and anyone who grew up eating them in the Middle East – one of life’s great mysteries.

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