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|Garbanzo beans||8 Ounce, soaked in water for at least 12 hours, drained|
|Garlic||3 Clove (15 gm)|
|Ground cumin||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground coriander||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Pepper red||1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
|Whole wheat pita bread||1 (Store Bought Or Homemade)|
Calories 215 Calories from Fat 74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8 g13%
Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 26.4 mg
Sodium 286 mg11.9%
Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.4%
Dietary Fiber 7 g27.9%
Sugars 3.3 g
Protein 8 g16.3%
Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 3.6%
Calcium 5.3% Iron 14.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1) Soak the bulgur in 1 cup hot water for about 1 hour, drain.
2) In a food processor bowl with a metal blade, process half the beans until coarsely chopped.
3) Add remaining beans, bulgur, garlic, salt, flour, spices and egg, process until just finely ground.
4) Shape the mixture into balls, using about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the mixture for each ball.
5) Deep fry the balls in oil for about 5 minutes until golden brown, drain on paper towels.
6) Wrap in whole wheat pita bread and serve immediately.