Classic falafel made from chickpeas with herbs and garlic

3 persons | 830 minutes

Chickpea Falafel with Herbs and Spices can be wrapped in flatbread with your favorite sauce and veggies or added to a salad. Although a certain amount of time is necessary for these crispy chickpea balls, the result is definitely something to be proud of.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )
Classic falafel made from chickpeas with herbs and garlic
Classic falafel made from chickpeas with herbs and garlic

3 persons | 830 minutes

Chickpea Falafel with Herbs and Spices can be wrapped in flatbread with your favorite sauce and veggies or added to a salad. Although a certain amount of time is necessary for these crispy chickpea balls, the result is definitely something to be proud of.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )

Ingredients

  • 400g chickpeas
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • ¾ bunch coriander
  • ½ bunch dill
  • 1 onion
  • 7-8 cloves garlic
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper, optional
  • vegetable oil, about 500ml for frying

Instructions

  1. Put the chickpeas in a bowl and pour cold water over them.
  2. Add baking soda, cover with cling film or a lid.
  3. Then place the chickpeas in the fridge for 12-20 hours.
  4. Once the chickpeas are soft, drain the water and dry the chickpeas.
  5. Finely chop all the herbs.
  6. Peel the onion and garlic and chop roughly.
  7. Mix the chickpeas with the herbs, onions, garlic, salt and spices.
  8. Mix the whole thing together with a hand blender process into a smooth mass.
  9. Then place in a bowl and cover with cling film or a lid.
  10. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  11. Add the baking powder and sesame seeds to the cooled mixture.
  12. Stir well and add small falafel shape it.
  13. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep pan or saucepan.
  14. fry the falafel in it for 3-5 minutes until brown.

Classic falafel made from chickpeas tastes great with a salad.

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • blender
  • bowl
  • frying pan