Easy Falafels

Easy Falafels

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 9 hours

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Key Ingredients:

A traditional dish that is very popular in most Middle Eastern countries


  • Chickpeas (kabuli chane), soaked overnight and cooked 1 cup
  • Large onion, finely chopped 1
  • Garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped 2 tsps
  • Fresh parsley, finely chopped 2 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin powder ¾ tsp
  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tbsps
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • To serve
  • Pita breads as required
  • Mustard sauce ½ cup


  • Put chickpeas, onion, garlic, coriander leaves, parsley, salt, cumin powder and refined flour in a mixer and grind. Transfer the mixture into a bowl.
  • With floured hands divide the mixture into equal balls.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan, slide in the balls, a few a time and deep-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Arrange them on serving platter and serve with pita breads and mustard sauce.