Falafel

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
400 g chickpeas
80 g bread
red onions
3 cloves garlic
1 tsp ginger
20 g parsley
20 g cilantro
½ chili
4 tbsp flour
1½ tsp baking powder
1 l vegetable oil
200 g sour cream
10 g mint
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • large bowl
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • stand mixer with food grinder attachment
  • plate
  • paper towels
  • small saucepan
  • small bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
280
Protein
11 g
Fat
8 g
Carb
40 g
  • Step 1/6

    In a large bowl, cover chickpeas with cold water, cover, and refrigerate for at least 12 hours. Then, drain chickpeas and rinse with water.
    • 400 g chickpeas
    • large bowl

    In a large bowl, cover chickpeas with cold water, cover, and refrigerate for at least 12 hours. Then, drain chickpeas and rinse with water.

  • Step 2/6

    Tear bread into small pieces. Finely dice red onion, garlic, ginger, parsley, cilantro, and chili.
    • 80 g bread
    • red onions
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 1 tsp ginger
    • 20 g parsley
    • 20 g cilantro
    • ½ chili
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Tear bread into small pieces. Finely dice red onion, garlic, ginger, parsley, cilantro, and chili.

  • Step 3/6

    Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and then puree using a stand mixer with a food grinder attachment. Add flour and baking powder and knead into a firm dough.
    • 4 tbsp flour
    • 1½ tsp baking powder
    • large bowl
    • stand mixer with food grinder attachment

    Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and then puree using a stand mixer with a food grinder attachment. Add flour and baking powder and knead into a firm dough.

  • Step 4/6

    Using your hands, form mixture into small disc-shaped patties.

    Using your hands, form mixture into small disc-shaped patties.

  • Step 5/6

    In a small saucepan, heat up vegetable oil over medium heat and fry for approx. 4 – 6 min. until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.
    • 1 l vegetable oil
    • plate
    • paper towels
    • small saucepan

    In a small saucepan, heat up vegetable oil over medium heat and fry for approx. 4 – 6 min. until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.

  • Step 6/6

    In a small bowl, mix together sour cream, mint, salt, and pepper. Serve as a dipping sauce with falafel. Enjoy!
    • 200 g sour cream
    • 10 g mint
    • salt
    • pepper
    • small bowl

    In a small bowl, mix together sour cream, mint, salt, and pepper. Serve as a dipping sauce with falafel. Enjoy!