Falafel (fəˈɫafəɫ; Arabic: فلافل‎, [fæˈlæːfɪl] ( listen)) is a deep-fried baw or patty made frae grund chickpeas, fava beans, or baith.

Falafel
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Falafel baws
CoorseStreet fuid
Place o oreeginEgyp
Region or stateBelieved tae hae oreeginatit in Egyp afore spreidin north tae the Levant
Servin temperaturHet
Main ingredientsFava beans or chickpeas
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Falafel is a tradeetional Middle Eastern food, commonly serd in a pitta, whilk acts as a pootch, or wappit in a flatbreid kent as lafa; "falafel" afttimes refers tae a wrapped sandwich that is prepared in this wey. The falafel balls are topped with salads, pickled vegetables, spicy sauce, and drizzled wi tahini-based sauces. Falafel balls can be etten on its lane as a snack or served as part of a meze tray (assortment of appetizers). There a wheen o falafel variations an recipes - the traditional falafel is made o chickpeas an ingins, but modern recipe addit ither veggies an herbs to it. Sae green falafel, broun falafel an even reid falafel can be found.