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Falafel is a real, popular, delicious, vegetarian-friendly, flavorful and satisfying nature’s dish native of the Middle East region ( Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Egypt).

Falafel is made of ground chickpeas or / and fava beans, mixed with herbs and spices.
The primary ingredients are usually soaked and ground chickpeas or/ and fava beans, onions, garlic, parsley, cumin, coriander, shaped into balls or patties and deep-fried until crispy and golden brown.

Falafel is often served with various accompaniments, including:

  1. Pita Bread sandwiches: Falafel is commonly served inside a pita bread as a sandwich
  2. Hummus: A dip made from chickpeas, tahini (sesame seed paste), lemon juice, and garlic.
  3. Tahini Sauce: A smooth nutty and creamy paste made from sesame seeds
  4. Salad: Fresh salad ingredients such as lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and pickles are often included to bring some freshnes to the crunchy fried falafel.
  5. Moutabal (Baba Ganoush): specifically made with roasted or grilled eggplant, tahini, garlic, and lemon juice.


  • 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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