Traditional falafel recipes using dried chickpeas can be time-consuming. Soaking the beans and removing the shells is not ideal for those with a busy lifestyle. This recipe for falafel contains few ingredients which cut down on preparation time. It's perfect for those who want an easier version of falafel.
- Combine chickpeas, garlic, onion, coriander, cumin, salt, and pepper (to taste) in a medium bowl. Add flour and combine well.
- Mash chickpeas, making sure to mix ingredients together. You can also combine ingredients in a food processor. You want the result to be a thick paste.
- Form the mixture into small balls, about the size of a ping-pong ball. Slightly flatten.
- Fry in 2 inches of oil at 350 F until golden brown (2 to 5 minutes).
|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Total Fat||15 g|
|Saturated Fat||2 g|
|Unsaturated Fat||5 g|
|Dietary Fiber||23 g|