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Classic Falafel recipe

  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Ultra Extra Crispy and Super delicious a famous mediterian street food made irresistibly from your kitchen. Your entire family will love this falafel. Every time you make it turns out“The Best”


  • 1 cup White chickpeas
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 bunch Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup Mint leaves
  • 5 pods Garlic
  • 1 tsp Black pepper powder ((optional))
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups vegetable oil


  1. . Place the dried chickpeas and baking soda in a large bowl. Soak overnight for 8 to 12 hours.
  2. When ready, wash once with running water & pat dry the chickpeas in the paper towel to remove excess moisture.
  3. Pulse the coriander &mint leaves, then add chickpeas, garlic, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt and pulse to a coarse mixture.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 mins to 1 hour.
  5. Heat up some oil to deep fry over medium heat.
  6. Just before you deep fry, add baking powder and sesame seeds, gently mix them.
  7. Take a lemon sized ball, gently press them in your palm to make the shape of the patty.
  8. 8.Deep fry to golden brown.
  • Category: Appetiser, sides, Starter
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean