Recipe: Delicious Vegan falafels
Vegan falafels. Plant-based food made with the simplest ingredients for a taste you'll love. Discover a world of plant-based flavor here. A simple, flavorful approach to restaurant-quality falafel!
How To Make Vegan Falafel This is an easy vegan falafel using dried garbanzo beans and ingredients you already have in your cupboard. No eggs or bread crumbs either as filler–just tasty falafel! Serve with tzatziki and typical falafel fare such as lettuce, tomato, and cucumber. You can cook Vegan falafels using 11 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Vegan falafels
- It’s 400 g of canned chickpeas.
- You need handful of chopped onion.
- Prepare 1 of garlic clove.
- You need 1 of small lime.
- Prepare of sesame oil.
- It’s 1 tsp of chili powder.
- You need 1 tsp of cumin.
- Prepare of fresh or ground parsley.
- You need of fresh or ground coriander.
- Prepare 2 tbsp of plain flour.
- Prepare handful of chopped cilantro.
It's not much more work than using canned beans, but the taste is phenomenal and authentic. Drain and rinse the chickpeas and add them to a food processor with an S blade and pulse a couple of times. Add in the rest of the falafel ingredients and blend until it forms a soft paste-like consistency. You may need to stop a couple of times to scrape down the sides.
Vegan falafels step by step
- Add in the chickpeas to a food processor.
- Add in onion, garlic, lime, oil, seasonings, fresh herbs and flour.
- Blend until a smooth consistency with small chunks has been made.
- Wet hands and make into small patty shapes or balls.
- Cook on medium high heat in a pan with oil.
- Serve with pita bread, hummus, greens, tomatoes and vegan mayo.
If it's too dry, add in a couple of tablespoons of water and blend again. Rinse (uncooked) chickpeas in a fine mesh strainer and add to a large pot. Falafel is a deep-fried ball or patty traditionally made from a mix of ground chickpeas (and/or broad beans), fresh herbs, spices, onion, and garlic. Originating in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, it has become a popular fast-food option across the globe. Even before going vegan, I was in love with falafel.