An easy healthy baked falafel recipe, crispy and delicious.
Servings: 12 patties
- 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