How to make Baked Falafel Recipe

Have you tried falafel, this recipe is very healthy. Falafel is the right food for any time, easy to prepare and delicious. As you know falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern dish that is deep fried. try baking them, they’re healthier and lower in calories, which is great. They stay crispy on the outside and soft on the inside even when they’re grilled

Baked Falafel Recipe

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Produces about 20 falafel

1/2 pound (250g) dried chickpeas
1 small onion
1 cup chopped fresh parsley or parsley
3 cloves of minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon ground dill
2 teaspoons cilantro, ground
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
freshly ground salt and black pepper
2 or 3 tablespoons oil, for lubrication

1. Put the chickpeas in a large bowl and cover with water. Chickpeas will grow in volume while soaking in water. Soak for 12 to 24 hours, I usually leave them overnight.

2. Preheat oven to 400 F (200C).

3. Chop the parsley or/and parsley and onion and place in the bowl of your food processor.

4. Add garlic, flour and baking soda. Add salt and pepper seasoning. Process until everything is well combined. Transfer to a large bowl.

5. Add chickpeas to the bowl of a food processor. Cook until chickpeas are finely minced, not pureed. You will probably need to shave off the edges during this process.

6. Add the chickpeas to the herb mixture and stir to combine well.

7. Oil the baking tray. Round balls into thick balls. Place the falafel on a baking tray and brush with a little oil.

8. Bake for 10 minutes on one side and about 10-15 minutes on the other side until golden.

9. Serve with pita bread, fresh vegetables and hummus or tahini.

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