|Region or state||Believed tae hae oreeginatit in Egyp afore spreidin north tae the Levant|
|Main ingredients||Fava beans or chickpeas|
|Cookbook:Falafel at Wikibooks Media relatit tae Falafel at Wikimedia Commons|
Falafel is a tradeetional Middle Eastern food, commonly serd in a pitta, whilk acts as a pootch, or wappit in a flatbreid kent as lafa; "falafel" afttimes refers tae a wrapped sandwich that is prepared in this wey. The falafel balls are topped with salads, pickled vegetables, spicy sauce, and drizzled wi tahini-based sauces. Falafel balls can be etten on its lane as a snack or served as part of a meze tray (assortment of appetizers). There a wheen o falafel variations an recipes - the traditional falafel is made o chickpeas an ingins, but modern recipe addit ither veggies an herbs to it. Sae green falafel, broun falafel an even reid falafel can be found.