Baked Falafel Balls

Recipe by Geema
READY IN: 20hrs 50mins




  • Bring water to a boil and remove from the heat.
  • Mix in the bulgur.
  • Cover well and allow the wheat to sit until all the water is absorbed -- about 20 minutes.
  • Heat the olive oil in a small pan and saute the onion and garlic over medium heat until the onion is just transparent.
  • Add red chili flakes, cumin, and coriander and saute for 1 more minute.
  • Combine the chickpeas and bulgur in a food processor. Add the lemon juice, bread crumbs, cilantro, parsley and salt and process until just mixed, and has a pleasing texture.
  • Set mixture aside for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Form falafel mixture into 2 inch balls and place on a lightly oiled sheet pan.
  • Spray the balls with some olive oil.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden, turning the pan once during baking.
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