What can I do with falafels?

What can I do with falafels?

Middle Eastern vendors often serve falafel with hummus and tahini sauce, which is known as a “falafel plate”. In Israel, the falafel is often named as the country's national dish and the sauce of choice is Tahini (it's a mixture of tahini paste, lemon juice, garlic, and water).

Can you reheat falafel in the microwave?

If you need to reheat your falafel leftovers, you want to be sure they retain as much as possible their classic texture and flavor and to avoid ending up with soggy falafels. ... Falafel can be reheated in a skillet, in an oven (regular or toaster), in a microwave, or in a frying pan.

How long does falafel last in fridge?

four days

Why are chickpeas so popular in Middle East?

"It has retained its popularity in the region because of its nutritional properties. As a rich source of protein and vital minerals such as iron, folate, zinc and copper it has been used as meat substitute in the Middle Eastern diet," adds Khullar.

Why are they called chickpeas?

Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cicer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.