Falafel Recipe

Falafel is a very popular Lebanese recipe that will tempt your taste buds. Learn how to make/prepare Falafel by following this easy recipe.
Falafel Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 6.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 slice White Bread (soaked in a little water)
  • 2 tbsp Parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 clove Garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 225gms Chickpeas
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
How to make Falafel:
  • First soak the chick peas overnight.
  • Then drain the water and pour plenty of fresh water and cook for 1 - 1/2 hours until tender.
  • Pound or blend the chick peas to a puree.
  • Squeeze out the bread and add to the chick peas together with the rest of the ingredients. Knead well for a few minutes.
  • Let the mixture rest for 1-2 hours, and then roll between the palms into firm 1'' balls.
  • Heat oil in a deep bottomed vessel and fry the balls, a few at a time, until nicely brown all over.
  • Drain and serve hot with lemon wedges.