Crispy lentil falafel with garlic and chives

Crispy lentil falafel with garlic and chives

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation time: 180 minutes

These crispy lentil falafels with lots of spices and herbs taste best with a yoghurt sauce and fresh vegetables. Hearty in taste and at the same time very filling, the preparation is always worthwhile.

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Crispy lentil falafel with garlic and chives
Crispy lentil falafel with garlic and chives

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation: 180 minutes

These crispy lentil falafels with lots of spices and herbs taste best with a yoghurt sauce and fresh vegetables. Hearty in taste and at the same time very filling, the preparation is always worthwhile.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 7 votes )

Season: Autumn, Winter | Region: Asia | Preparation: roast meat | Menu: Main dishes, Side dishes, Vegetable dishes, Vegetarian | Cuisine: Korean recipes

Ingredients

  • 420 g lentils, green
  • 1 bunch of chives
  • ½ bunch of coriander
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • ½ hot pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp allspice, ground
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • vegetable oil, approx. 500 ml for frying

Instructions

  1. Put the lentils in a bowl, rinse and soak in cold water for 6-8 hours.
  2. Then rinse in a sieve and pat dry.
  3. Peel the garlic and deseed the peppers.
  4. Finely chop the herbs, garlic and peppers.
  5. Whisk the egg with a fork.
  6. Mix the lentils, egg, herbs, garlic, pepperoni, all the spices, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl.
  7. Put everything in a blender and process until smooth.
  8. After that Place in the fridge for 2-3 hours.
  9. Form small falafels out of the lentil mixture.
  10. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep frying pan or saucepan.
  11. Fry the falafel in small batches for approx. 5-6 minutes until golden
  12. Drain the falafel on a paper towel to remove excess fat.
  13. Serve the falafel with a yoghurt sauce.

The falafel don’t necessarily have to be fried. They can also be baked in a preheated oven at 200 °C for 25-30 minutes.

Utensils

  • bowl
  • sieve
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • frying pan
  • stand mixer