Surekha Sadana
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Protein rich Yummy & Crispy Baked falafel

Super easy and  versatile️
You can make wrap with them️
You can add them in salad️
You can eat as it is.️
Rich source of protein and fiber

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 Cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 Cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/2 Cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 3-4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tbsp Himalayan salt / as per taste
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1/4 tbsp cinnamon powder Optional add 2tbs of coconut butter or olive oil.They become very hard without any fat.

Greasing and patting

  • 2 tbsp coconut butter/olive/avocado oil for the greasing abd parting butter on the ready falafel

Tahini Sauce

  • 1/4 Cup ready tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 big lemon juice
  • 1/4 tbsp fine sea salt
  • Pinch of ground cumin
  • 4-6 tbsp water or as per need.

Falafel Wrap

  • Cabbage
  • Cucumber
  • Red bell pepper
  • Onion
  • Jalapeño
  • Tahini sauce
  • Hummus.
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt, red chilly flacked
  • Roasted cumin powder

Instructions
 

Mixing

  • In a food processor, combine all the ingredients other then butter/oil.
  • Process until smooth, about 1 minute.

Making Falafel

  • Preheat the oven at 180 C
  • Using your hands, scoop out around  2tbd  of the mixture at a time.
  • Shape the falafel into small patties.
  • ⚠️Now take butter/ oil in your fingers/ hands  and tap on all the falafel on both sides.
  • It will give you crunchy and crispy falafel.(Otherwise they become very hard to bite)
  • Arrange them on the baking tray with parchment paper on.Or if the  baking  tray is new, you can grease the tray and arrange them directly.

Baking

  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Flip the falafels after 10 minutes,  and bake until the falafels looks golden on both the sides.

Tahini Sauce

  • Add everything in a bowl and mix really well/ blend , it should look like a creamy, liquid kind of sauce/ dip.

Falafel Wrap

  • Sprinkle salt and chilly powder (optional)and a small squeeze of lemon to the veggies.
  • Spread the hummus at the base of the wrap, sprinkle a pinch of roasted cumin powder and place two falafel and then arrange all the veggies and jalapeño.
  • Add Green chutney and tahini sauce at the top of veggies. 
  • Reheat them if you like the crispy wrap.
  • Serve with extra hummus and salad with tahini sauce.

Notes

These falafels remain fresh in the refrigerator for up to 3- 4 days
You can always reheat and use them.