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Chickpeas Βalls With Αromatic Herbs

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Hello Sparkfamily! Hmmm... meatballs or chickpea balls! Take a look!


15oz chickpeas (cooked or tinned)
2 leeks, finely chopped
4 spring onions, finely chopped
2 onions, chopped
1 bunch dill, chopped
10 mint leaves, chopped
1 egg
salt and pepper
1 tsp cumin
4-5 Tbsps olive oil
Some flour
Frying Oil


Mince the chickpeas in a food processor until soft, but not completely mashed.
In a large bowl combine the minced chickpeas with all remaining ingredients; use your hands to bring the mixture together.
Roll tablespoons of mixture into balls. For best results refrigerate the balls for 30 minutes before frying.
Heat some olive oil in a heavy based fry pan.
Cook the balls in two or three batches, tossing occasionally until golden. Enjoy!

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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GUNNSGIRL91303 2/16/2014 8:48PM

    Could you bake or broil the balls?
Your recipes are amazing and they just keep coming! emoticon
Sure sounds good but I don't eat fried foods.

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CTUPTON 2/16/2014 10:38AM

    emoticon chris

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123ELAINE456 2/16/2014 3:57AM

  Sounds good. Thank You.

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ARTJAC 2/15/2014 11:43PM


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1CRAZYDOG 2/15/2014 5:24PM

    That was my question, too. Wonder if this could be baked! Awesome recipe!


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PLATINUM755 2/15/2014 5:15PM


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LOVETOLAUGH56 2/15/2014 5:11PM

    sounds yummy!
Has anyone ever baked them instead?

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