Falafel | How to make Falafel

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ByAaradhana Sethi
Created on 16th Dec 2015
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  • By Aaradhana Sethi
    Created on 16th Dec 2015

About Falafel

I’m sure we all would have tasted Falafel or at least heard of it. This is so simple to make at home and you would most likely find almost all the ingredients at home. So, let’s get started.

Falafel is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Middle Eastern. Falafel is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Falafel is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 20 minute and it takes 15 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Falafel. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Falafel is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Falafel is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Falafel. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Falafel at your home.

  • Prep Time20mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Falafel

  • chickpeas (garbanzo beans)- 1 Cup
  • Garlic Cloves-3-4
  • Parsley
  • Coriander
  • Green Chilli-1
  • Small Onion-1
  • All purpose flour-2tbsp
  • Cumin Powder- 1tsp
  • Coriander Seeds- 1tsp (crushed)
  • Baking Soda- 3/4 tsp
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Oil for frying

How to make Falafel

  1. In a large bowl, put in the chickpeas. Add enough water to cover them and allow them to soak overnight. The next day, the chickpeas will seem to be large and swollen.
  2. Next, chop garlic, parsley, coriander, green chili and onion.
  3. Drain the water and add the chickpeas in a blender. Blend them until you obtain a bread crumb like mixture. Transfer into a bowl.
  4. Now, put the other ingredients – garlic, parsley, green chili and onion into the blender and blend until well combined. Add it to the bowl add combine well with the chickpeas mixture.
  5. Add flour, cumin powder, crushed coriander seeds, baking soda, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  6. If you feel that the mixture is too dry, you can add a few drops of water. But be careful, do not add too much of water.
  7. Now make small balls from the mixture.
  8. Add oil in a frying pan and heat it on medium flame.
  9. Once the oil is hot, add the falafel balls and fry them until they are golden brown in color.
  10. Remove them from the oil and place them on a tissue paper to soak the excess oil.
  11. Serve with Hummus or Tzatiki sauce or Baba Ghanoush.

Reviews for Falafel (1)

Karthik Km4 months ago
Delicious recipe