Wicklewood's Crunchy Falafel (Gluten Free)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by WicklewoodWench

A delicious falafel that is always a favourite as a quick snack or part of a main meal, and of course naturally gluten free. To make them even healthier they can be baked in an 180c oven for 5-20 mins.

Top Review by Tea Jenny

Hi there, I made these for the first time today but I have been meaning to make this dish for a while now and I am so pleased I did. Very tasty but I fried them and I now wish I had baked them as all my seeds fell of, so I toasted some more in a dry pan and just rolled them in them and they were fine, but the next time I will definitely bake them. I had sesame seeds everywhere LOL I will probably be finding them forever, mind you the dog was doing a lot of sniffing around so she might get the most of them. I made them just like the recipe with no changes, a very nice recipe somewhat of a change for me and I am pleased to say a nice one. Thank you for posting. Made for Honor thy mother diabetic forum May 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all the ingredients except the sesame seeds and oil in a food processer and blend until the mixture forms a coarse paste. (If the mixture appears too wet, just chill for 30 mins.).
  2. Roll the mixture into 12 balls and roll in the sesame seeds, coat well.
  3. In a large frying pan heat about 200ml of sunflower oil and fry falafels in small batches, turning regularly for approximately 5 mins or until golden and crispy,.
  4. Drain and serve warm with dips or with a mixed salad in warm pitta breads.

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