These crunchy balls of Mediterranean joy are easy but pack a flavoursome punch! Whether you’re adding them into a salad or stuffing them in a delicious wrap, they make for the perfect lunch creation. Plus, if you like the sound of this recipe, you would absolutely adore our Middle Eastern Class! All our 2021 dates are now online!

Falafel Recipe

900g chickpeas, soaked overnight with 1 tsp bicarb
2 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tsp cumin, ground
1 tsp coriander, ground
1tsp turmeric
½tsp chilli powder
½tsp black pepper
2 tsp salt
½ lemon juice
gram flour until it bonds


Process ingredients with the onion and garlic.

With wet hands shape the mixture into small rounds 4 cm in diameter.

Place in oil at 160-180C for 5 or so minutes until golden and cooked through.

Rest and enjoy!


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