Falafel

Falafel

42 ratings

Mark, musician


„This is one of my favorite vegetarian meals. Enjoy it as an appetizer or pair it with some pita bread for a filling lunch.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
400 g
chickpeas
80 g
bread
2
red onions
3 cloves
garlic
1 tsp
ginger
20 g
parsley
20 g
cilantro
½
chili
4 tbsp
flour
1½ tsp
baking powder
1 l
vegetable oil
200 g
sour cream
10 g
mint
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 400 g chickpeas
  • 80 g bread
  • 2  red onions
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 20 g parsley
  • 20 g cilantro
  • ½  chili
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 l vegetable oil
  • 200 g sour cream
  • 10 g mint
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • plate
  • large bowl
  • paper towels
  • stand mixer with food grinder attachment
  • small saucepan
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • small bowl

Enjoy with

Ribolla Gialla
A crisp, dry white wine from the Friuli-Venezia Giulia wine region with pleasing aromas of plum and apricot.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
280
Protein
11g
Fat
8g
Carb
40g

Step 1/6

In a large bowl, cover chickpeas with cold water, cover, and refrigerate for at least 12 hours. Then, drain chickpeas and rinse with water.
  • 400 chickpeas
  • large bowl

In a large bowl, cover chickpeas with cold water, cover, and refrigerate for at least 12 hours. Then, drain chickpeas and rinse with water.

Step 2/6

Tear bread into small pieces. Finely dice red onion, garlic, ginger, parsley, cilantro, and chili.
  • 80 bread
  • 2 red onions
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 20 parsley
  • 20 cilantro
  • ½ chili
  • cutting board
  • knife

Tear bread into small pieces. Finely dice red onion, garlic, ginger, parsley, cilantro, and chili.

Step 3/6

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and then puree using a stand mixer with a food grinder attachment. Add flour and baking powder and knead into a firm dough.
  • 4 tbsp flour
  •  tsp baking powder
  • large bowl
  • stand mixer with food grinder attachment

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and then puree using a stand mixer with a food grinder attachment. Add flour and baking powder and knead into a firm dough.

Step 4/6

Using your hands, form mixture into small disc-shaped patties.

Using your hands, form mixture into small disc-shaped patties.

Step 5/6

In a small saucepan, heat up vegetable oil over medium heat and fry for approx. 4 – 6 min. until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.
  • 1 vegetable oil
  • plate
  • paper towels
  • small saucepan

In a small saucepan, heat up vegetable oil over medium heat and fry for approx. 4 – 6 min. until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.

Step 6/6

In a small bowl, mix together sour cream, mint, salt, and pepper. Serve as a dipping sauce with falafel. Enjoy!
  • 200 sour cream
  • 10 mint
  • salt
  • pepper
  • small bowl

In a small bowl, mix together sour cream, mint, salt, and pepper. Serve as a dipping sauce with falafel. Enjoy!