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Falafel is from the Mediterranean cuisine. It is known as best for snacks. Falafel is a gr8 source of protein. Though it is fried it is very tasty
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • Chikpeas- 1cup
  • Onion- 1small
  • Garlic- 3cloves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Coriander powder- 1/2tsp
  • Cumin- 1tsp
  • Canayenne pepper- 1/2tsp
  • Green chili- 1
  • Parsley- 1/2bunch
  • Oil to deep fry
  • Chickpea flour- 1tbsp


  • In a big bowl add dry chickpea and soak it for 2hours.
  • In the mean time clean and cut onion, green chili, garlic and parsley
  • After 2hours in a blender jar add soaked chickpea, onion, garlic, green chili, parsley, chickpea flour, coriander powder, cumin, salt and pepper, canayenne pepper and blend to a coarse paste.
  • Keep this mixture in fridge for 1hour.
  • Heat oil in a deep kadai.
  • Bring out the Falafel mixture from fridge and mix again
  • Now drop a small ball in the hot oil to check if it is cooking perfectly or not
  • If it is perfect then drop small balls in the hot oil
  • Don't over crowed the oil. Cook these in a medium flame, so that Falafel will crispy from out side and soft and light from in side.
  • Serve hot with yoghurt dip or tahini. Can be used as a stuffing of pita bread too

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Abhipsa Praharaj
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