Falafel / Falafeel


  • White chick peas(channa) - 1 cup
  • Garlic chopped 3 cloves
  • Parsely leaves -1/4 cup
  • Coriander leaves -1/4 cup
  • Green chilli 1 chopped
  • Flour (maida) - 1 Tbsp
  • Baking soda  a pinch
  • Cumin seeds powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander power - 1/2 tsp
  • Black Pepper - 1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for fry


Soak chickpeas for 8 to 10 hours, then drain and wash the chickpeas.

In a small grinder add chickpeas,garlic, coriander leaves,parsley, green chilli,flour (maida),baking soda,cumin powder,coriander power,black pepper ,salt  and grind to smooth paste, don’t add water.

Take out the mixture to the bowl and if you feel that the mixture is too dry just add 2 drops of water and make shape

Form into small or medium sized balls or patties.

Then fry in medium heat till light brown.

Drain falafel on kitchen tissues to remove excess oil.Serve hot with pita bread or serve as snack/starter with some sauce.

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