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Appears in
On the Hummus Route

By Ariel Rosenthal, Orly Peli-Bronshtein and Dan Alexander

Published 2019

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During Ramadan, falafel balls are transformed into a special festive food, stuffed with seasoned ground meat. That is the inspiration for this recipe, which incorporates canned sardines into the crispy chickpea fritters. Serve them in a pita pocket with chopped salad and yogurt.


  • cups (300 grams) dried chickpeas
  • 4 tins sardines, <


  1. Rinse the chickpeas thoroughly. Place in a large bowl, add water to cover by at least 2 inches (5 centimeters), and soak for 12 hours. If it’s hot in your kitchen, soak the chickpea