My food processor is terrible so mine were vert lumpy, but I didn’t even care. Hi- thank you for sharing this recipe! Swoon! I started with ground up walnuts but when the batter was a little wet I whizzed up some oats into flour and added that as was suggested in the recipe as an alternative to nuts. So far, so good—they are in the fridge, tasting yummy. Let us know if you do some experimenting! Quick and easy and perfect for a week night meal (I teach PT and have a toddler). I had never made or tasted falafel before. This recipe is in progress right now … and the first time I’ve left my home right-this-minute to buy an ingredient (how was I out of dried chickpeas!?!??) I’m partly of Lebanese descent so I’m no stranger to Middle Eastern food. I’m only upset I didn’t make more! I love that your stayed together so well! Hi! Egyptians use only soaked fava beans. I made falafel before but I have an doubt, Can i make it with chickpeas flour instead of the chickpeas? 1 tablespoon of cumin is way too much. It was wonderful and I loved how easy that recipe was (and that I got to use up the swiss chard in my garden)! Hello There, I added a few extra cloves of garlic though. I kind of used both that recipe and this one and combined them. Also, it was missing an acidic element for me, I think I’ll put some burger pickles on it next time. Typically that means they need additional flour as it acts as a binder. Hi Dharma, we’d recommend this recipe instead: https://minimalistbaker.com/easy-vegan-falafel/. With burger trimmings. Maybe try oat flour first. Used soaked raw garbanzos and sauted and they.Are.Delicious! Actually not JUST this recipe, I’ve made many of your recipes and follow them exactly because I know they will be excellent! Love your recipes. Mar 12, 2018 - An easy, healthy take on falafel with wholesome black beans, quinoa, pumpkin seeds, and garlic. What am I doing wrong? So tasty! Hi. :). A faster, easy way to make falafel the traditional way! Super bummed that they totally feel apart, especially since it was probably pretty easily avoidable. I wish I could post a picture. can one use canned chickpeas instead or do they have to be soaked overnight and just processed from dried? I might cut down on the salt next time. Gluten-Free, Mediterranean-Inspired, Middle Eastern-Inspired, Vegan, Grape seed (or other high smoke point) oil for pan frying. Canned beans? Hope that helps! Thank you! Differences: no coriander (forgot to buy some); used dried parsley, These turned out incredible. Use to work on a farm growing collard greens, but I didn’t appreciate them like I do now. I’m so disappointed in the complete mess because otherwise they are fantastic. Jan 10, 2020 - Simple 7-ingredient falafel burgers! thank you. Hi Dana this recipe looks great! Can you freeze some of the batter (?? One question— have you doubled the recipe? Boyfriend’s first words after tasting the first one were “Mmmm…MMMMMMMMM!…..these are delicious!…mmmmm[insert more yummy noises]”. I made it and it was wonderful. A faster, easy way to make falafel the traditional way! This looks so delicious! Then cover, remove from heat, and let set for 1 hour. I was amazed at how well they held together. It was delicious! Just made these and they were a hit. Or maybe your parsley was bitter….did you go ahead and cook it? Hmm, well in that case I’d just suggest going ahead and cooking them because it could just be some bitterness in the uncooked dough. I just made these, thanks for the recipe! I soaked my chickpeas for 24 hours instead of using the boiling method and used regular flour since we aren’t GF. I bought a food processor for this because I loved it so much! I make falafel quite often, but I don’t boil the chickpeas, I just soak them in water for 24 hours, and then add them in the blender. Hope that helps! They were absolutely delicious. Hello there, thank you for the very easy and atractive recipe! Banh Mi Spring Rolls – Banh Mi-inspired spring rolls with crispy baked tofu, quick pickled veggies and an easy vinegar dipping sauce. We just had Mediterranean catering from a express joint so I am swimming in falafel but I will definitely need to try this homemade recipe out to compare. Serve on pita, greens, or a salad! I froze for an hour also. I followed the directions exactly, except cans of garbanzos here have 350g wet weight and 203g drained weight. Well I used a little too much but I actually really liked them, and so did the rest of my family. After soaking they’re left as is. You can also subscribe without commenting. It made the falafel too sour. The chickpeas will be harder than canned when cooked this way, but it sounds like they could have used a little extra time? I’m so disappointed in the complete mess because otherwise they are fantastic.”. As long as you’re gentle (I use two small spatulas to gently flip them), it will work fine, but you can also avoid the problems by deep-frying (you don’t need that much oil if you use a small-volume pot) or by baking in the oven (high temperature for short time or under the broiler–you want a short burst of really hot air to make the water inside burst into steam and make them fluffy). We are so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Anita! Any way to salvage? Hi Dana! Do I need to defrost it first or just pop it in the oven? 21-jul-2016 - Classic Vegan Falafel (GF), a food drink post from the blog Minimalist Baker on Bloglovin’ Hope that helps! My body building routine is inviting me to eat more protein. ;). blasphemy. You have to have a light hand if you’re pan-frying them, because the true danger of crumbling comes in the flip. I tried the 1 pot curry yesterday with the carrot cake smoothie and it was deeeeliish!! I used trick from vegan meatballs to dry two cans of chick peas and worked like a charm! It overpowers the other flavours. I’ve never had any falafel or even chickpea burgers have this great texture and hold together this well. Must try these burgers! Nov 11, 2014 - Simple 7-ingredient falafel burgers! If so, please add that suggestion to the recipe! Hi Dana! to make a recipe. They were stuck to the foil, which I had not oiled prior to placing the patties on it. These photos freakin’ rock, Dana. It would be nice to see a shot of your falafel dough if you have it – a visual check on what the texture should be like before cooking! I would say OK, but preferable in the oven as they’re a little tender. Thank goodness I moved to Seattle and live across the street from a grocery store. It’s super helpful to us and other readers :D. I have not made this yet but saw another similar recipe with oat flour added. For some reason, I had followed the other recipe twice and the batter tasted somewhat bitter. Thanks for the suggestion, Jan. Thank you for this great website, you created. My only issue is that I should have made more! Xo, Just wanted to comment on this … we made these for dinner, oil free and veganlicious. Flavors were the same, difference was just texture. Add parsley, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and pepper to a food processor and mix to combine. Thanks so much! I don’t know how I would survive without this amazing blog and your cookbook – You make vegan so easy. Still super flavorful! These were dreamy, crisp and sturdy. Normal I blig about finger rings for ladies. I served them over a bed of cabbage, with a variety of olives, a yogurt based tahini, and a glass of fresh pressed carrot juice…HEAVEN! Wrap onion in cheese cloth and squeeze out as much moisture as possible. Hopefully this doesn’t seem like a silly question; but when using the parsley, do you add the stems as well? Can you make these into falafel balls and bake them? Hope that helps! My mistake tho! Made with kale and chickpeas, these falafel are a healthier take on one of my favorite Mediterranean dishes. I’ve since improved upon my falafel methods and highly recommend this recipe! Instead, we use a quick-soak method and then add them to the mix after drying them thoroughly, give it a try next time and I think that will help with the mushy center! I didn’t have cumin so I used this spicy curry blend that was amazing in this recipe. ), https://minimalistbaker.com/easy-vegan-falafel/, https://minimalistbaker.com/baked-falafel-burgers/. Our FREE 49-Page Fan Favorites e-Book has 20 recipes we think you’ll LOVE! It’s not wrong to call them Mediterranean, but usually food called this way is attributed to Greek and Italian cuisine. This recipe is one of my favorites. They do! Making this right now! I tried the quick soak method for the chickpeas too. However, this looks amazing and I would give this a try in a heartbeat! My kids loved them. Delicious! Thank you for all your vegan recipes !! Looks amazing! These are super simple and would be a great “next step” in Mediterranean food. The Best Falafel Recipe. They turned out perfect. I feel inspired now to make some healthy veggie burgers now that I see how easy it is to make the dough is a food processor. that the recipe didn’t call for any coriander, however. This is perfect, great lemon and parsley flavor than bode well with the cumin. FYI, I’m a vegan personal cook for a few clients and this particular little gem easily makes it onto the menu almost every week (at the clients’ request!) So, ultimately I would.be better off with the flour or dried form?? I made them so I could have falafel wrap sandwiches at work all week for lunch. I’ll let you know how they turn out. Thanks so much for the lovely review! OPTIONAL STEP: For a little extra crust on the outside, before baking … Thanks so much! A simple, flavorful approach to restaurant-quality falafel! Check out this tutorial! I had it with the garlic tahini sauce from this site and garlic naan BC it’s my birthday and I love naan, lol ❤ Thank you! If I were to use it again I’d use maybe 3 cloves. i cant wait to try this pan fried version. Yum! I’ll definitely try again! Serve warm wrapped in a pita or chard bun and desired sauces / toppings. Yes, from that point of view you are probably correct. Is there a hack to get the chickpeas ready a bit faster in an instant pot at all? Followed the recipe, my oil is hot, I’m doing them 3 min on each side but by the time i flip them they have just disintegrated into the oil… any ideas? I feel so accomplished today! Let us know if you give these a try, Elyse! or a way to blend the parsley, garlic, lemon juice step without a food processor? Nov 11, 2014 - Simple 7-ingredient falafel burgers! These were so good and relatively easy! You do have to slip the beans out of their skins before processing them, which is tedious, but you can look at it as a little meditation break. I’m envious of your Portland neighborhood and restaurants. Perfect to make a big batch and eat for lunches! Trying to turn them was a mess and it crumbled everywhere. Thank you! I always love scouring my Yummy Eats board when our meal plan is looking grim. I will definitely make this again but with a few tweaks, it felt like it was missing something. Another win! I love everything about this recipe. They definitely shouldn’t fall apart. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. How would you adjust the cooking time if I were to make them as more traditional falafel balls? Yum, will be making these on the regular! Usually, I purchase fresh chickpeas (no need to soak, just cook or refrigerate until using) at my local farmer’s market. Feel free to share a photo using the hashtag #MinimalistBaker on Instagram and we’d love to see what you cooked up! Thank you for sharing these recipes. Mmmm, these look so delicious!! Thank you for sharing your process with us, Tammi! We would say follow this recipe as a guide for the baking method: https://minimalistbaker.com/baked-falafel-burgers/. So delicious, even my carnivore husband loves these falafels! DO NOT USE AS MUCH SALT as the recipe says. It only took 1 minute to mix everything throughly. Could you bake these instead of frying them? Next time, try processing them more and this should help the burgers hold form better. Log Food. Yum, another great chickpea recipe, packing a protein punch with flavor ???? I’ve made several falafel recipes over the I added a scant 1/2 cup total of 1/2 coconut flour & 1/2 almond meal, for that is all I had left in the pantry. Will definitely try again with that step added in. It was all very squishy/doughy. Baked Falafel Patties . I like the mix but traditionally falafel use soaked but not cooked dried chickpeas. The flavors pre-cooking were wonderful, but they completely fell apart with cooking, crumbling so much I ended up sprinkling it only a salad. I’ll try an egg next time to bind it. This recipe requires just 10 ingredients and is expedited with the help of a quick-soak chickpea method I borrowed from The Kitchn. I did not have any trouble keeping the burgers together. If you try them, let us know what you think! Apr 20, 2016 - Simple 7-ingredient falafel burgers! Feeling good, feeling strong! Add rinsed, dried black beans to a parchment-lined baking … Crispy, tender, SO flavorful! So healthy and tasty. Also, for those wondering about baking, I baked mine on parchment paper at 400 degrees for ten minutes total (no oil), flipping once halfway and was happy with them in naan with the tahini dill sauce listed here! HEALTHY FALAFELS!!!! These sound great! There is no excuse not to make them at home now! I seared the outside first then baked for 30min, may bake longer next time. Flavorful, healthy, and both vegan and gluten-free! I would bake them on a preheated cast iron pan at a high heat. These falafel balls are guilt free, vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, kosher , super flavorful, easy and fun to make. xo. I feel this time my weightloss journey might actually work because these recipes are healthy and delicious! Some would say it’s a quintessential Israeli food, while Palestinians claim its Arab roots, and still others claim it originated in Egypt, Lebanon, or Yemen. And either cooking method should work. Awesome! Thanks. I made your dill sauce (good lawd this stuff is divine). Hi! I like to serve it as a falafel burger on toasted whole wheat sesame buns with garlic chili sauce, spinach, cucumber tomato — “all the fixin’s.” Thanks so much for this recipe and your site. Eventually I took the cast iron and put it in the oven hoping to cook them up some more. They weren’t as good as the fresh ones, but still good. Thank you so much for sharing! Cooked one to test the theory thinking I’d have to balance out the flavours with more chick pea but it tastes great! Thanks so much for the lovely review, Sandra. Hi Dana, I was wondering if you could bake these instead of frying – I’m not too big on oil :). Hmm, leave it out sadly! I tried these last night and they were great right out of the oven, but today when I re-heated them, they crumbled up and I had to eat them with a spoon. I love your recipes, and everything I tried turned out great. Cheers, friends! Some individuals include a bit of baking powder for lightness, but really, if you make the above recipe and exclude the flour, your falafel should still hold together. I forgot to mention as a busy mama of three rolling out and baking/frying individual falafel is sometimes too much work. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. I added a heaping teaspoon of ground coriander to the falafel mix; I honestly can’t imagine that the burgers would have much flavor without that addition. We don’t think it would hold together well. Also, these pictures are so pretty :). I am hoping to make these for a dinner party but would like to have some of the prep done ahead of time. I did not add any lemon to the dish, but do you think that would help balance out the flavors? I want to make them tonight but i have no parsley :(. SO GOOD! The Pulled Pork was great! Thank you!! Plus, it’s seriously well spiced with infusions from both garlic and cumin for a tangy, smoky flavor that I absolutely adore. They were stuck to the foil, which I had not oiled prior to placing the patties on it. Thanks you for sharing this delightful treat. Then cover, remove from heat, and let set for 1 hour. I’m kind of a texture snob. Transfer … I often do that to customize recipes to my preferences. I would decrease the amount of lemon juice. yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes!!!! Made as per recipe but soaked my chickpeas for 24hrs. WOW…I made these tonight. Thank you for this recipe. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I think Middle Eastern is definately more on the spicy side, right? You’re a God-send :). What are your thoughts on adjusting other ingredients to make up for loss of any possible moisture, etc.? Add chickpeas and pulse until incorporated but still slightly chunky. Making these for dinner. Can I bake them in the oven and what would be the temperature and the time ? But this…this I am pinning forever. Thank so much posting this recipe! .. Thanks for sharing :). I am new to falafel! I’m not strictly vegan but am willing to learn more about it, moving more in that direction. I also halved the amount of parsley and used regular, all-purpose flour instead of walnuts, etc., and it worked perfectly. Weird. You could certainly try with the lesser amount of spices and add more to your preference. Thanks, Cook’s Illustrated. And we definately have more influences from the Middle East, due to the fact that we belonged to Ottoman Empire until quite recently in modern history, and also received many greek refugees from the western coast of nowadays Turkey after World War I. They’re lovely, thank you. My two teenage girls and I made these last night and they were delicious. What I love most about your recipes: I don’t worry about having a “bad dinner night” from a recipe fail. and I just chopped the nuts instead of turning into flour (or meal) . This turned out SO good! For instance, I used a lot more parsley (you could also use cilantro or mint or a combination thereof, but I only had parsley). Are you still pan-frying your falafels? And the texture is divine. I’ve had a lot of restaurant falafel and this is so good. Hmmmmm… but it may destroy the Mediterranean feel to it. They were probably a bit more crumbly than you’d like, but I expected that going in since I was using an air fryer. Hi Madeline! This is a keeper! Like someone else said below, the chickpeas felt a little hard after boiling for a minute, so just to be safe, I boiled for another minute. Minimalist Baker's Minimalist Baker's - Baked Falafel Burgers. Mediterranean food is always enjoyable! Thanks in advance. Know this is a super healthy dinner but still can’t believe how low calorie this is. A simple, flavorful approach to restaurant-quality falafel! Thanks to your tip, I did it on the airfryer too. I’ve had to go fully gluten-free recently, and I cannot seem to get my gf falafel to stay together when I fry it. The batter was the perfect consistency and didn’t need any adjustments. Let us know if you give it a try! I’ve been a big falafel fan for years, but never managed to make one myself (it either fell appart, was tasteless or just wasn’t anything like falafel). I want to preface this with how much I love you blog. I made this and need some help. ), https://minimalistbaker.com/easy-vegan-falafel/, https://minimalistbaker.com/classic-vegan-falafel-gf/, https://minimalistbaker.com/kale-falafel-hummus-wraps/. :-), To my knowledge they are commonly ascribed to the Middle Eastern kitchen, but you are right, they could also be called Mediterranean with regard to their origin :). ? And I did not fry them in the skillet, just bake them, and they still had a lovely brown, burger like crust. xoxo Thanks for your wonderful work x. Could I just use any gluten free flour, not specifically an oat one? I need to let ya”ll know that I only have a Vitamix (with no pulse feature) and not a food processor so the first part of the recipe was a bit challenging. Need that right now. Hi can I make this with canned chickpeas? This was soooo delicious. Love these! They held together really well… :). Good luck! The fried ones are definitely better and I served those to my family. Hi Dana! Sorry! ella, So in love! Put the falafel on the prepared pan and brush the tops with the remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Aug 30, 2018 - 10-ingredient, classic vegan falafel - gluten-free and pan-fried to perfection! Cover with 2 inches water and bring to a boil over high heat. I love street cart falafels, so why not try it?! Taste and adjust the seasoning and serve the falafel drizzled with the sauce. I was going to make these to bring to a family bbq tomorrow and was curious how they would do on the grill? Easily the best falafel I’ve ever made, and close to the best falafel I’ve ever had (which was in Paris—and I’ve lived in New York). Hi Nathalie, sorry to hear this recipe didn’t work out for you! xo. This is now my new go-to falafel recipe. The longer you bake them, the firmer they’ll get! Have they, post freeze, turned out as good?? I love it! We do love garlic, but we wonder if your garlic cloves were on the larger side? Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? Hi Karmel! If so, how long should I either fry or bake them? Thank you thank you!! You want to maintain a bit of texture. Your recipe looks easy to make and sounds delicious! We are so glad you enjoyed this recipe! Hi – I really enjoy all of your recipes. Hmm! I chucked in some chili flakes for a bit of heat :). OPTIONAL: For even crispier falafel, bake in a 400 degree F (204 C) oven for 5-10 minutes after pan frying (either on a baking sheet or your skillet if it’s oven-safe)! Once the bottom side is browned, flip gently as they can be fragile. I am happy I came across your site. I will be making them again, fresh, crispy, lots of flavor. I also Ada pinch of cayenne from but if heat. Hmm, not sure! Add rinsed and drained chickpeas to the baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until slightly cracked and dried out. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add nut meal (or oat flour) and mix again until a loose dough is formed that's firm enough to be handled. Fat 57g. I am sorry to hear that Donna! Anyway these were awesome, thanks again, and I absolutely love your blog! :), Quite a large part of the Middle East lies on the Mediterranean shore (Palestine, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt), so Middle Eastern can be Mediterranean as well. Hi Katie! I usually love minimalist baker recipes, but we almost couldn’t eat this one. I can’t wait to try more of your recipes! Let us know how it goes! This was the first time I’ve ever made falafel at home and haven’t been bitterly disappointed. Perhaps on tinfoil? They were stuck to the foil, which I had not oiled prior to placing the patties on it. Great recipe! Thank you for creating this recipe and sharing it with us. I too love the collard bun idea. Made these tonight! Can I substitute all purpose flour for the nut meal? Hello, I love homemade falafel my go to recipe calls for fresh cilantro as well, and I live the addition of it. I did add a flax egg to help bind it, but I forgot the lemon juice and didn’t grind the mixture up all the way. Baked instead of fried, smoky flavor, and entirely vegan and gluten-free! I placed them on a bed of spinach and topped with my spicy black bean hummus, garlic sauce, tzieke sauce, tomatoes and scallions. I ate the baked ones on a salad topped with your tzatziki sauce. For a more traditional version of falafel, check out this recipe from Tori Avey, or this recipe from The Kat Chef. Such delicious little nuggets of goodness! Bake for a total of 30-40 minutes, flipping once at the halfway point for even cooking. Those falafel burgers looks so good. I’ve heard Portland is unreeal for vegan eats! Hi Anna, we’re so sorry to hear that was your experience! I sort of suspected the recipe should call for more seasoning. It helped the insides steam up nicely – I prefer my falafel slightly less crumbly – while the outside got golden. I love how easy and simple this recipe is! Any suggestions to reconcile this? These burgers look delicious! I’ve used my Vitamix for so many things today; almond milk, carrot ginger turmeric smoothie, potato pancakes, cashew sour cream, applesauce, carrot juice. Tahini sauce- you can find the recipe here. I turned the next day leftovers into vegetarian chorizo by crumbling and adding paprika, cayenne, and Chollula then I sautéed the mix in a little olive oil. I made them exactly as directed. I tried to substitute canned garbanzo beans and it was an epic fail when I tried to fry them. Hi, can I get a food processor recommendation? We are so glad you enjoyed it! My 22 year-old ate the entire batch in one sitting. Thanks so much, keep up the good work! :). Thanks! Thanks for the great recipes, I already have my pita bread ready for our falafel meal tonight but I need to find somewhere that sells the New Sabra lemon flavor hummus because that is our new favorite :). Is the nutrition calculation based on 1/4 cup ground walnuts or one of the other items? I also didn’t make the garlic dill sauce, although I definitely will in the very near future! I hesitated but added an extra tablespoon or so of water to the dough at the very end and I don’t think it hurt. I made this last night for dinner and my family loved it. Sometimes mint as well and green onions. These were dreamy, crisp and sturdy. Just made these & they are in the oven. I’m wanting to make these but I’m not sure I have enough time to do it all at once. What could I be doing wrong? Have a question? Tonight I made these and have to admit that I used 2 cans of Chickpeas (time was short!) These are just closer to “traditional.” Hope you give these a try, too! I love falafel, and I’m so happy to see your vegan and gluten-free recipe. You can add two but I ask for three, because obviously. What is the trick?? I’ve made this recipe a few times now and LOVE it. I could totally get my meat loving husband on board with these and that garlic dill sauce sounds crazy good! We’re so glad you enjoy our recipes! I’ll take a little crumbliness to cut down on time for a weeknight dinner. Just thought you’d like to try it this way also. Can you make these and then freeze them ahead of time for dinners in the future?? They were still easily edible but wayy more crunchier than the canned ones! Otherwise, you could try letting them chill for 1-2 hours to firm up. Reheat in a 375 degree F (190 C) oven until warmed through. Cheers, friends! I’ll try it and find some other chickpea flour uses. I would still highly recommend pan-frying, but if you want to bake them, I’d suggest 15-20 minutes at 400-425 F. Spray them with a little cooking oil for crispness. Except falafels are specifically a Middle-Eastern food. 14 ingredients. Please let me know :) Thanks! sadly my husband doesn’t share in this kind of wonderful food so it would be nice to have some in the freezer I can make up the following week. I made the recipe as is, but had to add a little bit of water to get the dough to come together. Thanks so much for sharing, Michelle! The falafels were just a smidge drier than the pan fried but not enough to make a real difference. Made this and it was really good. I love the flavors and I loved being able to use canned chickpeas and being able to bake them!! Hi Julie. It helps the falafel stay more firm and hold together :D. I have never made “real” falafels before. Thanks! It was all a mystery to me. It was easy, especially the dried bean cooking method, delicious and tasted amazing. May 18, 2015 - Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta – Simple, 6 ingredient Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta that comes together in 20 minutes! Yum! We’ll take another look at the recipe though and make modifications, as needed. I will surely make them over and over again. Fingers crossed it’s the latter. “These taste wonderful but they TOTALLY fell apart on me in the baking step (I didn’t pre-fry: didn’t want the extra splatter in the kitchen and was going for the healthier option), as I went to flip them over after 20 minutes in. My wife thought it was a little too dry, but I think the “healthiest” part compensates. They’re: Savory Thanks for the recipe! Taking a few minutes and actual effort to generate a very good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and never manage to get nearly anything done. 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