FALAFEL RECIPE FOR SALADS & WRAPS
PREP TIME
15 mins
COOK TIME
20 mins
TOTAL TIME
35 mins
Falafel recipe – Crispy falafel balls recipes to serve with pita bread or tortillas. Easy falafel recipe.
Author: Gopi Patel
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 20 falafel
INGREDIENTS
  • Chickpea : 1 cup
  • Coriander powder : 1 tsp
  • Onion : 2 piece diced medium
  • Asafoetida (hing) : 1/3 tsp
  • Salt : 1 tsp
  • Baking powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander : 1/2 cup chopped
  • Black pepper : 1/2 tsp
  • Roasted cumin (bhuna jeera) : 1 tsp
  • Coriander seeds : 1 1/2 tsp
  • Bread : 2 slices
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Soak the chickpeas in water for overnight for atleast for 5-6 hours.
  2. Take soaked chickpea in a mixture grinder jar and add chopped onions, baking powder, salt, coriander powder, roasted cumin seeds, coriander seeds, garlic, black pepper and asafoetida(hing) in it.
  3. Also add pieces of bread and fresh coriander (cilantro).
  4. Now grind the mixture together until you get thick paste of chickpea.
  5. Transfer the mixture in a bowl and take a small portion of mixture roughly size of lemon in your palm.
  6. Give ball shape by pressing the mixture between your palms. Press from the center and make in shape of tikki.
  7. Repeat the above steps and make falafel balls from remaining chickpea mixture.
  8. Now heat olive oil in a frying pan and carefully place the falafel balls in it.
  9. Cook the falafel balls in oil on one side till it turns golden brown. Flip the falafel balls and cook on other side.
  10. Once the falafel becomes golden brown, take them out of pan and let them cool down.
  11. Delicious falafel balls are ready to serve.
  12. Serve the falafel balls with salad, pita bread, tortillas and yogurt sauce.
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