Use this base and experiment with herbs and spices to create your ultimate chickpea falafel. It’s a matter of preference and individual taste after that.
1/2 cup chickpeas
1/2 cup onion, chopped
3 tbsp flour
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
99 Calories per portion
Total Fat 3.4g
Total Carbohydrate 14g
Dietary Fiber 3.2g
Total Sugars 2.2g
1Pre-soak the chickpeas in 3 cups of water overnight.
2Rinse the chickpeas and combine them with onions in a small saucepan. Cover with water and boil at high heat for 15 minutes.
3Drain the chickpeas and the onions and use a food processor to blend them (use the pulse setting). Mix with flour.
4Shape the mix into six balls and then flatten them to make the patties.
5Fry the patties at medium heat for 3 minutes until golden brown then flip them and fry for another 2 minutes on the other side. Serve hot.