Because there's no food that says "Israel" quite like Falafel Balls!
After eating falafel for virtually all your lunches on Birthright, those greasy little chickpea balls begin to fill with pure nostalgia, taking you back to those 10 epic days where you got zero sleep, bussed the country from top to bottom, and took home a group of 40 muddy new friends.
If you'd like to re-live your birthright through Israeli street food then here is a quick and easy recipe for frying up your own falafel.
2 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
14 ounce can chickpeas, washed and drained
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander (or use more cumin)
handful parsley, chopped, or 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
1 egg, beaten
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large pan, then fry the onion and garlic over a low heat for 5 mins until softened. Tip into a large mixing bowl with the chickpeas and spices read more