Chickpea Croquettes

Falafel

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–5

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

  • About

This jewel of a fast food is beloved to all—rich and poor, urban and rural— throughout much of the Middle East. Gazans, never satisfied with the mild, add hot green chile peppers and a generous bouquet of green herbs: dill, cilantro, and parsley. The resulting bite-size marvels have a bright green interior bursting with flavor.

This particular recipe is in memory of Laila’s mother’s friend Yusra “Um Khaled” Ashour, who passed away from cancer in the