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Beetroot Falafel - Traditional Middle Eastern Nutrient Rich,high protein patties made with chickpeas and spices
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Beetroot Falafel

Beetroot Falafel - Traditional Middle Eastern Nutrient Rich,high protein patties made with chickepeas and spices- Baked & Fried Recipe inside
Course Snack
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword Beetroot Falafel
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 depending on the size.
Author Foodcow

Ingredients

  • 1 large or 2 small Beetroots
  • 1 cup dried Chickpeas- Soaked overnight
  • ½ Cup Coriander
  • 1 Onion-chopped
  • 2 cloves of Garlic chopped
  • 2 tablespoon of Flour
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil for Frying or brushing

Instructions

  • Soak the chickpeas overnight (atleast 6 hours).
  • Cook the beetroot- either by baking them in the oven at 180 degrees for 30-40 minutes or by boiling them in water.
  • Remove the water completely from both the beetroot(if boiling) and the chickpeas.
  • In a blender- blend together the beetroot and the chickpeas till they are a coarse mixture.Add water if required to aid the processing.
  • Take the mixture out in a bowl.Add the flour, chopped garlic, onion,coriander and salt.Mix it with your hand.
  • Roll it into small ping pong sized balls and refrigerate.
  • Fry them in hot oil till they have a good char
  • Or brush them with a little bit of oil & bake them for 20-25 minutes at 190 degrees - flip them over midway.