Falafel is ground up chickpeas, fava beans, or both, and is deep-fried in a ball or patty form. Falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern food that can be enjoyed in many ways. The most popular, is serving it in a pita. After putting falafel in your pita, top with fresh lettuce, sprouts, sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, and red pepper, and your favorite dressing or sauce. You can also enjoy them alone, on top of a salad, or dip them in tahini, or another sauce. The ingredients are easy to find and it’s quick to blend up.