Tue. May 28th, 2024



Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 30 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 45 minutesServings: servingsCalories:300 kcal Best Season:Summer


Here is a delicious recipe for Falafel from scratch.


  • Tahini Dressing


  1. Soak the chickpeas for 24 hours in a large bowl. covered by at least a couple of inches of water.
  2. Drain the chickpeas and place them in a food processor along with the onions, parsley, cilantro, salt, garlic, ground coriander and cumin, Process until the mixture is well blended and chopped but not pureed
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl, sprinkle with flour and baking powder and mix well
  4. Form the falafel mixture into little balls about the size of one heaping tablespoon, flatten slightly and place on a parchment lined tray, place the tray in the fridge for about an hour to let the mixture set.
  5. Heat oil, on medium high, add the falafel balls to the skillet, cook the falafel on each side for 60 seconds, until all sides have turned a golden color.
  6. Tahini Dressing

  7. Whisk together all ingredients, add water in small portions, until the sauce has a consistency that you can pour over Falafel.


  •  I highly suggest using uncooked garbanzo beans, rather then canned.