Falafel Recipe | How to make Falafel

Falafel Recipe | How to make Falafel
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Falafel Recipe | How to make Falafel recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Falafel is crispy and crunchy deep fried snack made using chickpeas and spices. It is crispy outer and soft inside. It is very popular snack from Middle eastern region. Serve it with tahini sauce or hummus. This is perfect evening snacks or can be packed in snacks box for kids. It is usually served with pita bread or used as stuffing in wraps with sauces and vegetables. 

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You can always bake them instead of deep frying and enjoy them guilt free. Its my contribution to bi monthly event in Healthy Wealthy Cuisines facebook group where group of bloggers will be posting on particular theme. Current theme is #SavoryAffairatHW suggested by Shalu who blogs at sunnyfamilykitchenette. Do check her space for many interesting  and innovative recipes. Check out the delicious savories made by other fellow bloggers. 

Matar Karanji by Poonam

Spicy Crisped Chickpeas by Sasmita

Namakpare by Shalu

Crispy Masala Papdi by Swaty

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Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes

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Ratlami Sev

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Kara Boondi

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South Indian Mixture

Besan Ladoo

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Serves 2-3 people

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Falafel Recipe | How to make Falafel

Falafel is crispy and crunchy deep fried snack made using chickpeas and spices.

10 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • Chickpeas 1 cup
  • Onion 1 small
  • Garlic 3-4 cloves
  • Jeera 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  • salt as required
  • Coriander leaves 2 tbsp
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Soak chickpeas in water for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain the water and take them in mixer
  3. Add onions, salt, chopped garlic, jeera, red chilli powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and coriander leaves to it.
  4. Grind them to coarse paste.
  5. Transfer them to the bowl and check the seasoning and add if required.
  6. Make them as small bowls or shape them as you prefer.
  7. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry them till golden.
  8. Drain them in kitchen tissue.
  9. Serve falafel hot with tahini sauce or hummus.

Notes

You can increase the spiciness according to your preference.

I didn't add any extra flour. If the mixture is soggy you can add some maida or besan to bind them.

You can bake them for 20-25 minutes till it is crisp. You can flatten them while baking.

Nutrition

Calories

118 cal

Fat

3 g

Carbs

19 g

Protein

6 g
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How to make Falafel with step by step pictures

Soak chickpeas in water for 8 hours or overnight.

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Drain the water and take them in mixer

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Add onions, salt, chopped garlic, jeera, red chilli powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and coriander leaves to it.

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Grind them to coarse paste.

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Transfer them to the bowl and check the seasoning and add if required.

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Make them as small bowls or shape them as you prefer.

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Heat oil in a pan and deep fry them till golden.

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Drain them in kitchen tissue.

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Serve falafel hot with tahini sauce or hummus.

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