Crispy Falafel with Pita Bread

Posted by Angelina Olson on

Servings: 12 falafel balls

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

 

Crispy Falafel with Pita Bread

 

Ingredients:

  • Extra-virgin Olive Oil – ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon
  • Uncooked raw chickpeas, soaked for minimum 4 hours or overnight – 1 cup
  • Roughly chopped red onions – ½ cup
  • Fresh parsley – ½ cup
  • Fresh cilantro – ½ cup
  • Sea salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic – 4 cloves
  • Grounded black pepper – ½ teaspoon
  • Grounded cinnamon – ¼ teaspoon
  • Grounded cumin – ½ teaspoon

Directions:

  • Evenly coat a pan with olive oil and preheat oven to 375 ̊
  • In a food processor, add the soaked and dried chickpeas, onions, cilantro, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper, cumin, cinnamon, and one tablespoon olive oil. Process until a smooth mixture comes up.
  • Start making falafel in shapes of balls or patties from the mixture of almost 2 inches wide and ½ inch thickness. Place the falafels in the baking pan.
  • Bake them for 25 to 30 minutes and then serve with warm pita bread.

Enjoy!

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