Baked Chickpea Falafel

Recipe by Jubes
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the dried chickpeas in a large bowl and soak overnight in plenty of cold water.
  • Drain the chickpeas and rinse them. Pick over and remove nay discoloured or bad looking chickpeas.
  • Place the soaked chickpeas into a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly for ten minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer for one hour, or until soft. Drain.
  • Place the chickpeas into a food processore with the onion, garlic, parsley, crushed cumin, crushed corainder and baking powder. Add salt and pepper to taste. Process until the mixture forms a firm paste.
  • Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F ).
  • Divide the mixture into walnut sized pieces. Roll them into balls in your hands and then flatten them slightly.
  • Roll the balls in olive oil and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Serve falafel immediately.
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