Healthy Baked Falafel

Healthy Baked Falafel


  • 1 cup Chickpeas ( Kabuli chana)
  • 1/2 cup medium onion chopped
  • 1 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda optional
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


clean and soak chickpeas in four cups of water overnight

drain excess water and now add the chickpeas to food processor

add onion parsley, garlic , cumin, salt and lemon juice.Pulse the mixture until just the ingredients are smooth scraping down the sites as required

cover the dough with cling wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour or you can start preparing it immediately

divide the mixture into equal balls and gently flatten them. arrange the Falafel on the greased baking sheet and brush the top of the Falafel with oil

Bake the Falafel for 20 to 25 minutes in a preheated oven at 200 degree centigrade; flip the Falafel half way and now bake until Golden and crispy on the outside

so Falafel warm with yoghurt dip or Tahini sauce

store any leftovers in airtight container and use within 4 days just warm them up before serving


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