Falafel

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2018, America's Test Kitchen TV

Loading up the chickpea batter with fresh herbs and aromatics is what makes falafel the world's greatest fritters. We set out to make falafel that were also easy to handle and cook.

SERVES Makes 24 falafel; 4 to 6

TIME 1¼ hours, plus 8 hours soaking

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

The best falafel are moist, tender, packed with flavorful seasonings such as onion and herbs, and sturdy enough to form and fry. We started by soaking dried chickpeas overnight to soften them slightly before grinding them into coarse bits a...

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