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Healthy Falafel

Healthy Falafel recipe.
Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 12 hours 20 minutes
Servings 20 -24 small falafels
Author Foodcow


  • 1 cup Chickpeas soaked overnight
  • 1 tbsp All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Tahini Sesame or Till paste
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 mild chilli chopped
  • 2 flakes of garlic chopped.
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil for brushing


  • Grind the chickpeas in a food processor to a coarse consistency.
  • Add the tahini,flour,chumin,oregano,salt and mix it in.
  • Add the chopped onions,garlic and chilli.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment/butter paper
  • Make small balls with your hands and place on the baking tray.Press lightly.
  • Spray oil or brush it on each falafel ball.

Baking Method

  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 10 minutes.Increase the temperature to 200 degrees and bake for another 10 minutes till they are golden brown.

Sautéing Method

  • Add 1 tbsp oil on a nonstick flat pan.Heat the pan on medium flame.
  • Place the falafels on the pan and cook for 5 minutes on each side.