Recipe for Classic Falafel Wrap with Vegetables in Turkish Style
A street food classic that you will encounter in various forms throughout the Middle East. Very tasty and healthy.
|-||sufficient oil for frying|
|4 Lavash||wheat flatbreads (wrap or dürüm), slightly warmed|
|About 100g||Labneh cream cheese|
|1 handful||of baby spinach (or colourful lettuce leaves)|
|2-3||aromatic tomatoes, in slices|
|1||avocado, in slices|
|-||juice of ½ lemon|
|1||red onion (2 spring onions), cut in very fine half rings|
|1||pinch freshly ground salt|
|½ tsp||sumac (dark-red, tangy spice)|
|6-8 stems of||flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped|
Fry the falafel for 3-4 minutes in the deep fryer or in a pot with plenty of hot oil until they are golden-brown. Meanwhile, sprinkle very thin onion slices with a bit of salt and knead well using your hands (gloves are recommended). Sprinkle sumac and parsley over it and mix well.
"Place Lavaş - wheat flatbread on the table. Spread the flatbread with cream cheese and hummus. Top with spinach leaves, seasoned onions, tomato and avocado slices, and drizzle lemon juice over them. Add the fried 3-4 falafel per wheat flatbread, roll tightly, and enjoy immediately."
Pickled vegetables such as dill pickles or radishes also taste very good as a filling.