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small croquette of mashed chick peas or fava beans seasoned with sesame seeds

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The genuine article, the real falafel couldn't be more different from what I first tasted two decades ago.
Or so I thought the plate which arrived had six, count them, six, plump falafel perched on pillows of more creamy hummus.
Just Falafel, a middle-eastern "fast casual" restaurant chain based in Dubai, announced earlier this year that the company was planning a massive American rollout, having already sold nearly 120 franchises, according to the company.
Now there's another little place to get lots of little things to eat and drink - cocktail and falafel house Maray.
Middle Eastern brand Just Falafel has opened its first US restaurant in Fremont, California.
Just Falafel announced that it has opened a new store on the west coast of America.
Just Falafel is now the "number one falafel franchise chain in the world", says CEO Fadi Malas
The next great thing vegetarians gave the world was the falafel – a spiced, fried patty made of chickpeas.
Summary: Dubai: Just Falafel encourages breaking the fast in a healthy way during the Holy Month .
Feeling brave and intrepid I left the airport and got on a bus to the beach where I ate the most amazing falafel wrap, fresh, crisp and full of lemon, coriander and sunshine.
Summary: For Fadi Malas, CEO of Just Falafel, which has just arrived in Beirut, the geopolitical origins of the food are irrelevant.
For the falafels: 200g dried chickpeas, soaked overnight Handful coriander, finely chopped 1tbsp ground coriander 1tbsp ground cumin 1tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 small red chilli, finely chopped ' red onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste For the frying: 400ml sunflower or rapeseed oil For the butterbean dip: Small tin cooked butter beans, drained 100g natural yoghurt For the za'atar: Handful sultanas - tsp sumac (Middle Eastern seasoning) 2tbsp dried thyme 1tsp black sesame seeds 1tsp dried oregano 1tsp coarse sea salt To make the falafels put all the ingredients into a liquidiser and blitz until you get a wet and coarse breadcrumb-like mixture.
Meanwhile, heat a drizzle of oil in a pan, then fry the falafels gently for 8-10 minutes until they are golden brown.
Just Falafel in 2012 will have more than 25 operational outlets across the UAE selling handcrafted falafels, including prime locations in Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall, and Deira City Centre, it added.
The falafels would indeed become electrified--but (fortunately) before anyone would be able to taste a bite.