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A green plate of baked falafel drizzled with tahini sauce with some lettuce and nuts on the plate.
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5 from 2 votes

Baked Falafel

An easy healthy baked falafel recipe, crispy and delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Middle East
Servings: 12 patties
Calories: 171.7kcal
Author: Amira


  • 1 1/2 cup roughly chopped parsley.
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped cilantro.
  • 5 garlic cloves.
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin.
  • 1 can (15oz) chickpeas drained and rinsed. Note1
  • 1/3 cup ground almond.
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt or to taste.
  • 1 large egg. Note2
  • 2 Tablespoons oil canola, avocado or olive oil


  • In the food processor, add parsley, cilantro , cumin, garlic and salt, process for 30 seconds.
  • Add the drained chickpeas and process. Transfer mixture to a deep bowl.
  • Add ground almonds and mix well, check seasonings.
  • Crack an egg and mix it with the ingredients. (Note1).
  • Divide mixture into 12 small patties.
  • Heat oil in a large oven safe skillet add falafel and cook for 3 minutes each side or until it is golden brown.
  • Transfer pan to a 350F preheat oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with tahini, hummus or green salad.


Note1: You are welcome to use dry and soaked chickpeas
Note2: If you need a vegan falafel, skip the egg and just mix the ingredients.
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Calories: 171.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 8.5g | Fat: 6.7g | Cholesterol: 17.6mg | Potassium: 338.3mg | Fiber: 6.5g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin C: 17.3mg | Calcium: 6.6mg | Iron: 15mg