Ingredients: (for cca 15 patties)

  • 250g dry chickpeas (soak overnight)
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 3 large cloves garlic (minced)
  • a handful of parsley
  • 4-6 tbsp chickpea flour
  • 1,5 tsp salt
  • a pinch or two black pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • a pinch of cayenne pepper, a pinch of smoked paprika

You can add some cilantro (It is in the original recipe but I am not a fan..)

Falafels are also amazing with some sesame seeds if you like them 🙂

I was short on parsley, but you can definetly add more..


  1. Soak chickpeas overnight, they will double in size as they soak. Drain well.
  2. Put all ingredients in a food processor and mix untill all is combined. You might have to scrape the sides of the mixing bowl.
  3. The mixture is crumbly so be careful to add chickpea flour gradually..
  4. Make small patties and fry them in hot vegetable oil or bake them in the oven (190 degrees C or 375 degrees F, bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, turning the falafel patties over halfway through baking.)

You can keep them in the refrigerator for a few days or save some in the freezer.

Falafel wrap

For me the best way to eat falafel is in a tortilla wrap with vegetables and falafel yogurt sauce or just put the patties in a salad. Or just eat them as a snack.. These patties are simple and awesome…

If you have a small food procesor make sure to mix half the chickpeas first and then the other half because it will be easier 😉