Koshary is to Egyptian cuisine as the pyramids are to its culture. It is a comforting bowl of simple pantry ingredients: spiced lentils and rice, combined with chickpeas , vermicelli and small pasta. All topped in with tomato sauce and cumin sauce that’s been spiked with vinegar and crispy thin fried onion.
This version of falafel has a bit of both the worlds, sweet and spicy. Sweet potato gives the sweetness while all the other spices gives the hint of spiciness… the texture falafel gets is from chickpea and flavor is from sweet potato… You can adjust the spiciness by adding more paprika or cayenne pepper or can add more of red chili powder.
It’s so crunchy from outside and tender from inside! A perfect falafel recipe which is rich in protein and bold with flavors !
When falafel is made the traditional way, is indeed a vegan food, it’s a great source of protein for people who have cut meat out of their diet. It’s relatively low in fat and has no cholesterol if you fry it in heart-healthy oil. And if you top it with veggies in a pita, it becomes a filling and nourishing meal!
Tahini a butter made from ground and toasted white sesame seeds. Great as sides for raw veggies, Sandwiches, Salads and Falafels. It’s an incredibly versatile ingredient and can be served as a dip, spread, or condiment by itself.
Yogurt based dip with cucumber and dill. Leaves a refreshing flavor in the mouth.