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GWOLKitchen falafels : my Lebanese friend’s recipe


  • 100g dried peeled chickpeas
  • 100g dried peeled fava beans
  • 30g yellow onions
  • 15g parsley with the stems
  • 15g coriander leaves (without the stems)
  • Some green onions
  • 5G garlic
  • 4g salt
  • 3 pinch of salt
  • 2 pinch of white pepper
  • 2pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2tsp of coriander seeds
  • 5g baking powder

Tahini Sauce for the Falafel

2 Tsp Tahini Paste (recipe coming soon)
1 fresh Lemon Juice
3 garlic
a pinch of salt


Falafel Mix

  • Steep the fava beans and the chickpeas in water in separate containers overnight.
  • The day after rinse the beans and the fava with fresh water then.
  • Run the dried fava and peas in a food processor for a minute or two. Put them aside
  • Place the garlic, red onions, green onions, parsley, cilantro, coriander, salt, peppers and flour in the food processor and run for a couple of minutes until they turn into a paste.
  • Add the baking powder
  • Mix them with the fava and Chickpeas and and let them rest.
  • When ready, roll them with hands until they reach a doughy texture

Frying the Falafel

  • Heat your cooking oil in the frying pan on medium heat
  • Fry for a few minutes until the falafel turns brownish then scoop them out place on a paper town to dry out the extra oil.


  • Mix all the ingredients in the blender until they reach a smooth texture.
  • Taste to ensure a balance of flavors.

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