How To Make Falafel

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Falafel

  • 1 cup dried chickpeas
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 3 tbsp of fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp sesame seed paste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil/ vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 tsp shredded and peeled ginger
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs

Steps to make Falafel

  1. 1. Soak the chickpeas overnight.
  2. 2. Boil the soaked chickpeas for about 10 mins. Then simmer for an hour.
  3. 3. Mash the boiled chickpeas and mix the onion, garlic, ginger, sesame seed paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, flour, salt, pepper.
  4. 4. Blend it in a food processor, add bread crumbs to hold the mixture and to soak any extra moisture. Add the coriander.
  5. 5. Make small balls of the mixture and slightly flatten them.
  6. 6. Heat oil in pan, fry the balls until crisp and golden brown.
  7. 7. Serve with pitas, bread or burger. Garnish with coriander leaves.
My Tip: Tzatziki is a great accompaniment with this.

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