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FALAFEL RECIPE | CHICKPEA FALAFEL | VEGAN | EASY HOMEMADE FALAFEL RECIPE
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Falafel are deep fried balls from middle eastern cuisine that are served as a snack. Falafel are made using chickpeas. Falafel are served with hummus and tahini sauce . The recipe am sharing here is a traditional one which is made from scratch with dry chickpeas. Don't use cooked or canned chickpeas. We can make this recipe more healthier instead of deep fry we can bake in an oven also. This recipe is so easy and simple to make. Follow my step-by-step photo recipe to make falafel. If you like this recipe, share it, tweet it and pin it. Please do try and post your comments.


RECIPE FOR CHICKPEA FALAFEL

Course       : Snacks
Cuisine      : Middle Eastern
Author       : Jayashree Karthik
Prep Time  : 10 min (excluding soaking time)
Cook Time : 25 min
Total Time : 35 min

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup dry chickpea | garbanzo beans
  • 1 small onion - roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 5 garlic
  • 1 tbsp chickpea flour 
  • salt as needed
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda (optional)
  • oil for deep fry

PROCEDURE
  • soak 1 cup chickpea with enough water for overnight
  • drain off the water completely
  • in the mixing bowl, add chickpea, roughly chopped onion, coriander leaves, garlic, chickpea flour, salt, cumin seed, coriander powder, red chilli powder and pepper powder.
  • transfer everything into a mixer grinder
  • grind to a slight coarse paste without adding any water
  • transfer into a mixing bowl
  • add rice flour and baking soda
  • mix well
  • make a small sized ball
  • drop the balls in hot oil
  • cook in medium flame and stir occasionally
  • once the falafel turns golden brown
  • remove from oil 
  • serve with mayonnaise or with any of your choice.
  • enjoy this healthy snack with your family and friends



Falafel Recipe Step-by-Step Photo Recipe



soak 1 cup dry chickpea with enough water for overnight



drain off the water completely


add roughly chopped onion


add coriander leaves


add garlic


add chickpea flour


add salt


add cumin seed


add coriander powder


add red chilli powder


add pepper powder



transfer all the ingredients into mixer grinder


grind to a slight coarse paste


falafel batter ready


transfer into mixing bowl


add rice flour


add baking soda


mix well


make a small size ball


drop the balls in hot oil


cook in medium flame and stir occasionally


once falafel turns golden brown, drain the excess oil

falafel

falafel

Falafel will be outer crispy and soft inside

falafel

Healthy Falafel

falafel



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