Falafels are one of my all-time favorite recipes and one that I could easily eat daily. I love filling a toasted pita with hummus, tomatoes, Arabic pickles, cilantro and then adding a few falafels. That’s the way we eat falafels here in Saudi and the best way as far as I am concerned. Falafels are served as a brunch dish in the mornings in Riyadh but I am pretty picky about my falafel so I like to make them at home to get that straight from the pan crunch.

1 can (400 grams) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
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Gulf Biryani

Biryani is a popular dish of India and an all time favorite all over the world. With the Asia and being so close to India you can not help but see why so many Asian and gulf countries have adapted their on version of biryani. I have yet to meet a biryani that I did not like. Here is my version of a gulf style biryani.

2 large chicken breast, skinless
1/3 cup peas
1 tablespoon ginger, grated
1 tablespoon garlic, diced
2 medium red potatoes, diced
1 carrot, diced
2 green chili peppers, diced
1 large zucchini, diced
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Mandy Spice Mix

2 tablespoons cardamom pods
2 tablespoons cloves
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 teaspoon ground kholegan (if this is not available use ginger but reduce to half the amount)
4 bay leaves

1. In a coffee grinder or food processor finely blend all spices together until in powder form.

Yields: 1/3 cup

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