Kosher falafel recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 10-15mins to prepare and 30-35mins to cook
  • 546 calories / serving
Share
Rate
Rate
Binder
Add this recipe to your binder.
Add
Mealplan
falafel (h)

A traditional street food from the Middle East, these falafel are packed with delicious flavours and are perfect for kosher diets.

Start by preparing the falafels; Heat 2 tbsp of the sunflower oil in a frying pan over a moderate heat and sweat the onion and garlic for 6-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft. Continue cooking for a further 2-3 minutes until they start to colour before adding the spices and stirring well.

Transfer to a mixing bowl and add the chickpeas. Mash using a potato masher until the chickpeas have broken down.

Stir in the parsley and some seasoning, then add the beaten eggs and mix well using your hands. Take tablespoons of the mixture and mould into small balls between the palms of your hands. Roll in the flour before shaking off any excess.

Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan) / 400°F / gas 6.

Heat the remaining sunflower oil in a large frying pan over a moderate heat and brown the falafels all over. Transfer to a lined baking tray and bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown and crispy.

Remove from the oven and let the falafel cool on a wire rack.

Serve with the salad garnish and pitta breads. 

Text
ingredients
Email recipe details
Print recipe
  • Ingredients

  • For the falafel

  • 55ml (2fl.oz) sunflower oil
  • 2 small onions, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 800g (12oz) canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 4tsp ground cumin
  • 2tsp ground coriander
  • small handful of flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 small eggs, beaten
  • 55g (2oz) plain flour
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 4 white pitta breads, halved
  • 1/2 small red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 gem lettuce, shredded
  • 2 salad tomatoes, sliced
Shop ingredients
Ways to shop
Look out for this basket to buy recipe ingredients.
Find out more

or
  • Energy 2306kj 546kcal 27%
  • Fat 16.3g 23%
  • Saturates 2.2g 11%
  • Sugars 9.1g 10%
  • Salt 2.3g 39%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 80.9g Protein 26.9g Fibre 14.6g

Convert

Text me the ingredients

Simply enter your mobile number below to receive the ingredients for this recipe by text

Please enter a valid UK or Ireland mobile phone number

Terms of Use. We will send you a text containing the list of ingredients for this recipe and a link to access the method. This will not cost you anything. If a message is undelivered we will only attempt to resend for up to 24 hours. This service involves no registration or subscription.