Opening for this list is the falafel – appetizers made from chickpeas, olive oil, sesame, lemon juice and garlic are very popular in Lebanon and Israel,. According to some old formula as in the Bible is to make this dish, people often pureed chickpeas, garlic added, parsley, coriander and the staff, fried until crispy. There are reports that this dish originated from Egypt, while Israel, which declared that the falafel was a food of the ancient Jews. But that does not seem important, in America, when you stop on the sidewalk and looking for a dish is something for lunch falafel became a great option
Falafel is a deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, fava beans, or both. Falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern food, commonly served in a pita, which acts as a pocket, or wrapped in a flatbread known aslafa; “falafel” also frequently refers to a wrapped sandwich that is prepared in this way. The falafel balls are topped with salads,pickled vegetables, hot sauce, and drizzled with tahini-based sauces. Falafel balls may also be eaten alone as a snack or served as part of a meze (appetizers).
Falafel is a common dish eaten throughout the Middle East. The fritters are now found around the world as a replacement for meat and as a form of street food.