2 cups cooked chickpeas
1 small onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon coriander
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Vegetable oil, for frying


1.In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, onion, garlic, parsley, cilantro, cumin, coriander, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Pulse until well combined but not pureed.
2.Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and lemon juice. Mix well.
3.Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or deep fryer to 375°F (190°C).
4.Scoop tablespoonfuls of the falafel mixture and shape into small patties.
5.Fry the falafel patties in the hot oil until golden brown and crispy, about 3-4 minutes per side.
6.Remove the falafel from the oil and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
7.Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce or in a pita pocket with lettuce, tomatoes, and tahini sauce.

Falafel is a delicious Middle Eastern dish made from ground chickpeas or fava beans, mixed with a blend of herbs and spices. It is a popular vegetarian or vegan option and is often served in pita bread with a variety of toppings and sauces. This homemade falafel recipe is easy to make and tastes incredibly flavorful. Give it a try and enjoy the authentic taste of falafel at home!

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x