a small croquette made with ground chickpeas or fava beans and spices, often served with salad and tahini in pita bread.
- Sometimes fa·la·fil .
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How to use falafel in a sentence
You can even opt for crispy orbs of falafel or petite slices of gyro meat, both of which are quality third-party products that Marhaba surrounds with some superb sides.Marhaba’s stellar Middle Eastern cooking deserves a permanent spot at Tysons Corner Center | Tim Carman | October 18, 2021 | Washington Post
They also think that Israel’s campaign to make falafel its own with catchy songs or by designating it Israel’s national dish erases their history.
I even tried wasting coins in non-affiliated food places I really couldn’t afford—cannoli and an espresso on Spring, falafel from Mamoun’s, a slice from Joe’s.
Yes, you can learn the art of falafel at home with this straightforward recipe.
Unless, maybe, you’ve got a specialty line of falafel insurance.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 2: Digital) (Ep. 441) | Stephen J. Dubner | November 26, 2020 | Freakonomics
Is falafel Israeli and can fried chickpeas have a nationality?
Sure, some falafel places in Israel stuff a couple of french fries into the pita.Is That It? Burger King’s French Fry Burger Is Just Carb Overkill. | Daniel Gross | September 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
When Zohar and I met at a falafel joint around the corner, I told him about Linda's reaction.
Mom made me a cup of tea and then chewed me out for eating dinner when I knew that she'd been making falafel.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for falafel
a ball or cake of ground spiced chickpeas, deep-fried and often served with pitta bread
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