Chickpea Falafel | How to make Chickpea Falafel

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  26th Apr 2017  |  
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  • Chickpea Falafel, How to make Chickpea Falafel
Chickpea Falafelby Akum Raj Jamir
  • Prep Time

    4

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    6

    People

32

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About Chickpea Falafel Recipe

Falafel is a deep fried ball or patty made from grounded chickpea, sova beans or mixture of both. Falafel is a middle Eastern cuisine. They are served as a snacks or part of a meal. Apart from this it is also used as a stuffing inside a pita bread. To make Falafel, Chickpea are soaked overnight or for 3-4 hours and are grounded with spices and herbs along with little flour to coarse texture. Explore the recipe.

Chickpea Falafel, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Chickpea Falafel is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Akum Raj Jamir. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Chickpea Falafel is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Chickpea Falafel recipe by Akum Raj Jamir. Chickpea Falafel can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Chickpea Falafel just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Chickpea Falafel can serve 6 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Chickpea Falafel.

Chickpea Falafel

Ingredients to make Chickpea Falafel

  • chickpea - 2 cups
  • onion - 1 large chopped
  • Green chilli - 4 chopped
  • garlic - 6-7 cloves
  • cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • pepper powder - ½ tsp
  • chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Rice Flour or all purpose flour - 1 tbsp
  • A handful chopped coriander leaves
  • salt to taste
  • oil - 1 cup

How to make Chickpea Falafel

  1. Soak the chickpea overnight or atleast for 3-4 hours.
  2. Take the soaked chickpea in a blender or grinder. Add all the ingredients mentioned above except oil. Blend it to a coarse mixture. Do not blend it finely. The mixture should be coarse.
  3. Make small portion of the mixture and roll into balls or you can gently flatten it after making balls.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan. When the oil is hot simmer the flame and drop the balls or patty and fry in simmer for 2-3  mins and then increase to medium heat and fry till golden and crisp from outside.
  5. Drain in absorbent paper and serve it with sauce or dipping of your choice or as a stuffing in pita.

Reviews for Chickpea Falafel (1)

Maanika Hoon8 months ago

These falafels look excellent!
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