I served with your ‘best tahini sauce’ recipe and vegies. I’m happy to hear it is such a hit! Double all of the ingredients. My husband and I are neither. This is one of my family’s favorite meals. They did still taste pretty awesome and I was able to just throw the chunks into some pita with greens and hummus and enjoy, just wondering what to fix next time. Thank you for this recipe! They’re far too wet. I am making this again! Use It as Breading: Falafel-Crusted Cauliflower; The Best Ever Chicken Nuggets; Garlic-Lemon Double Stuffed Chicken; and Garlic Chicken Fried Chicken. Surprised? It made 10 patties. I think that made all the difference in the texture. I enjoyed the flavour of these but they were so crumbly I couldn’t turn them without them falling apart. Hi! The falafels were fabulous! This recipe was a major letdown… should’ve known it wasn’t going to be good because of the cinnamon in a falafel recipe. They were very crispy, and perfect with your delicious tahini sauce. Hello! Once upon a time, I had a mushroom loaf recipe that called for chickpea flour. Delicious!!! There’s just no workaround here. Hooray! Leave a comment below and share a picture on. AWESOME. As a South African I love my distinct flavours, so I double the amount of spices, and I add paprika and crushed chillies to the mixture. The tzatziki is great too. Fridge and pantry space are prized real estate in a tiny kitchen, after all. Very easy to make! Thank you for the tip on using dry vs canned. Hi Nicole! So, the salty, garlicky result was excellent: my teenager who spurned falafel in the past gobbled up as many of these as she could stuff in a pita. These falafels are gluten free and vegan, so they’re a great party appetizer. Great in a pita stuffed with lettuce, pickled onions, tomatoes, kalamata olives, cucumbers and feta… and plenty of tzatziki! Hi Richard! Thank you! 4. I also loved my serving. Thank you, JJ! These were fantastic! I love falafels but so often, they lose flavors when fried. Everyone loves this recipe! I’m so happy that I found this recipe, thanks for sharing! No need to worry about scary ingredients either. This isn’t designed for canned. I opted to serve them in lettuce wraps along with a tomato cucumber salad and your tzatziki sauce. Thank you for sharing. That should work too. I appreciate your feedback! If you have a large food processor (guessing 11+ cup capacity), you can mix all of the ingredients at once. I’ll use it all the time now. Thank you for your review. Bake it, don’t fry it. I didn’t have any red onion so used yellow instead and it still turned out great. I live on a small island where dried chickpeas aren’t readily available, will canned work? All rights reserved. I completely followed your recipe but mine falafel mixture is watery..why this happened. Replacement for Chickpea Flour. Thanks for your reply, Kate. I love falafel even as an over-fried fast food and I thought they couldn’t get any better but this recipe has amazing flavor and great texture, plus that really bright green color that makes them so fun and pretty. Why not experiment with your own recipes that call for chickpea flour? I will definitely make this again. These are FANTASTIC!! I’m excited you love these. I plan on making these today with black chickpeas I started soaking at about 17:00 yesterday. 1. The fresh herbs… made ALL the difference. I appreciate your review. I froze some the other day because I didn’t want them to spoil. See our, Please let me know how it turned out for you! This was delicious and easy to make. How to Make our Favorite Homemade Falafel Recipe Step 1, Soak dried chickpeas:. Been a hit with my family and go to recipe for grabbing friends and family over! Thank you for sharing, Mabel! Can these be frozen and if yes, before frying or after. I guess I don’t see the difference if you are soaking the chickpeas anyway and softening them. This is our new favorite falafel recipe! They’re baked instead of fried, so they contain significantly less fat than fried falafel. I was so excited to try this recipe but when I was picking over my dried beans (Great Value brand from Walmart) I started noticing tiny bugs! I say this because frying requires a lot of sizzling hot oil, and that scares me. It's perfect for a Mediterranean pizza or a flavorful veggie tart. I make it with Zhoug and Tzaziki sauce and serve with Naan. Always free • Unsubscribe anytime, The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. I loved using the oven, that was so much easier, and made the house smell amazing. Made for a delicious and healthy dinner! On that note, this recipe is easily doubled! These are meant for dried chickpeas, they won’t work well with canned.