This is a pretty traditional falafel recipe, as made and appreciated in our local hackerspace, Hack42
. It feeds 10 hungry hackers when served as a meal. It makes enough falafel for 30 to 35 pita sandwiches.
Falafel is a popular snack and main dish from the Middle East. It's eaten in many countries nowadays, as an increasingly common and well-loved part of international streetfood cuisine. It's a tasty and savoury vegetarian, and even vegan, snack that's nutritious and filling. Since it combines a legume (chick peas) with a grain (wheat) it contains valuable proteins.
The barebones base of a falafel sandwich consists of the falafel itself and the pita bread. What then truly makes it great are the greens, the trimmings and the sauces. They will all be discussed in this Instructable.