DIY Falafels!


Falafel are so easy and tasty and a great way to eat legumes. Each falafel has about 5g plant protein!



  1. Soak 1 cup chickpeas overnight in 500ml water.
  2. Drain water and blend raw chickpeas until they are a paste. Put aside.
  3. Blend 1 onion, 5 garlic cloves, handful of parsley, dill, coriander, 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp ground coriander seeds, 1tsp chili flakes.
  4. Add chickpea paste and combine well.
    • If mixture is too dry add a little oil (avoid adding liquid). 
    • If it's too wet add a little wheat/lupin flour.
  5. Add salt and pepper.
  6. Before deep frying, mix through half tsp bicarb soda to make them fluffy. Use extra virgin olive oil for frying.
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