Crispy and delicious falafel, in a wrap or in a bowl you won’t be disappointed
These falafels can be made into a wrap with some fresh tzatziki or in a bowl with quinoa and avocado. However you choose to make it into a meal, you won’t be disappointed. Enjoy!
Makes 6 serving
What You Need
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 15oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- ½ cup whole wheat flour
- ¼ cup raw sesame seeds
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- ½ cup fresh herbs such as dill, mint, cilantro or parsley
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Water to combine into dough
- Oil for pan frying
How to Make the Falafel Recipe
- In a food processor or blender add the chopped carrots and pulse until finely chopped.
- Add the chickpeas, flour, sesame seeds, garlic, cumin, herbs, salt and pepper. Pulse until mixture is combined and a dough forms. If it is not sticking together into a dough add 1 tsp of water at a time until dough forms.
- Using a spoon and your hands, form into tbsp size balls.
- In a fry pan, heat oil to medium heat.
- Working in batches, add the falafel balls to the pan and fry until each side is golden brown. Do not burn. Using a slotted spoon, remove falafels from the pan and place them on a plate lined with a paper towel. Continue until all falafel balls are fried. Use in the recipe of desire and enjoy!
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Nutrients per serving
26 g Carbohydrates
6 g Protein
8.7 g Fat
5 g Fibre
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