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Under $10/4 servesVegetarian Middle Eastern
Serves 4Time 30 minsFalafel

Make your own classic falafel balls!

Fat - total 6g 8%
Fat - saturated 1g 2%
Salt 291mg 13%
Protein 21g 41%
Carbs 42g 14%
Sugar 5g 6%
Energy 1278kJ 15%

% based on an adult’s recommended daily intake


  • ( 2 cup) Chickpea, dried
  • ( 2 cloves) Garlic
  • ( 1 medium) Brown Onion
  • ( 1/2 bunch) Coriander leaves
  • ( 1 tsp) Cumin, ground
  • ( 1/2 tsp) Ground Black Pepper
  • ( 1/2 bunch) Mint fresh
  • ( 1 tsp) Coriander seed powder
  • ( 1 tsp) Baking Powder


  1. Put the chickpeas in a bowl of water. Put the bowl in the fridge and leave them to soak overnight. When you are ready to make the mixture, removing the bowl from the fridge and rinse the chickpeas
  2. Place all ingredients into a food processor. Use the “”Pulse”” setting until the ingredients are well combined.
  3. For best results, place the mixture in the fridge to cool for one hour.
  4. Make the mixture into small balls or patties, using your hands or a falafel press. The falafels should be 3cm round, and 1.5cm thick.
  5. Add vegetable oil to a pan, heat to 180 degrees, and add the falafels. Cook until they are cooked through.
  6. Drain the falafel on kitchen paper before serving.

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