Three recipes for best Falafel Sauce. Falafel sauce can be drizzled into a falafel pita sandwich or used for dipping. Pick your favorite falafel sauce recipe.
Falafel Hot Sauce (1)
- About 2 cups canned tomatoes
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 3 cloves garlic, put through a garlic press
- 1 Tbs. finely chopped parsley
- 1 tsp. brown sugar
- Chili sauce to taste (1/2 tsp. makes a mild sauce; 1 tsp., a hot one)
- Salt to taste
- Put all the ingredients into a small, heavy pan, bring to the boil, and simmer uncovered until the tomatoes break up (about 30 minutes). Adjust the seasoning and allow to cool. Makes 2 cups.
Put yogurt into several layers of cheesecloth in a colander and let drain overnight to thicken. Mix yogurt, onion, cucumber and if desired, garlic. Let sit several hours and serve with falafels or as a bread or cracker dip.
Falafel Sauce (3)
- 3 small pickling cucumbers or equivalent in Japanese or hot house cucumbers
- 2 small tomatoes
- 1-4 cloves garlic
- 1 tablespoon tahini sauce (or hummus)
- Juice of half a lemon
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro (optional)
- Dice the tomatoes and cucumbers. The finer they are diced the prettier it looks.
- Mix with remaining ingredients.
- Allow to stand for 1 hour for flavors to meld and serve.
- Lebanese Falafel: Lebanese version of doing falafel using chickpeas.
- Egyptian Falafel: Egyptian version of doing falafel using fava beans .
- Palestinian Falafel: Palestinian version of doing falafel using chickpeas.
- Israeli Falafel: Israeli version of doing falafel using chickpeas.
- Falafel Sauce
- Falafel sandwiches