Air Fryer Falafel Pitas With Hummus And Tzatziki
Soak 2 cups dried chickpeas in 4 cups of water for at least 5 hours or overnight. Drain and boil in 8 cups fresh water for 45 minutes on high. Drain.
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Add 1 cup parsley to a food processor.
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Add 2 cloves minced garlic. Blend for 20 seconds.
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Add the cooked and drained chickpeas.
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Add the zest of two lemons.
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Add 1 tsp cumin, 1/4 tsp coriander, 2 tsp salt, 1/8 tsp black pepper.
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Add 1 tsp baking powder and one egg. Blend for 30 seconds or until well combined.
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Push the mixture off the sides of the food processor and blend again for 15 seconds.
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Scoop about 2 tablespoons of the falafel mixture and form a tight ball. Place in the air fryer basket. Be careful not to overcrowd the basket.
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Continue to scoop out the rest of the falafel mixture onto a cookie sheet.
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Spray the falafel with cooking spray.
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Cook on air fryer mode at 390 for 7-10 minutes depending on how crispy you would like them.
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Make the Homemade Greek Tzatziki Sauce and prep the toppings while the falafel are cooking.
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Remove from the air fryer.
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Assemble the gyros with toppings of choice.
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