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      35 min

Appears in
Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

  • About

Originating in Egypt, the fabulous falafel has been claimed by many countries, including India, and to my surprise Israel, where it is considered a national dish. The name is either Arabic or Sanskrit, depending on which strain of history you wish to follow; to me it is the quintessential Arabic dish, so I am going to hand it to Afghanistan via Iran for this book.

We all know them in some form or another, mostly green inside and very tasty! Falafels have always been a go-to vegetari