Oven Baked Falafel

One of my husband and I’s favorite Mediterranean food. Will be making this sometime when I get a chance ūüôā


Oven Baked Falafel

Falafel are well known as Arab and Israeli street food. Usually they are deep fried, served in flatbread and topped with chopped vegetables and tahini-sauce. For this lighter version I opted to bake them in the oven and serve on fresh salad from the garden.

You need:


o    400 g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

o    2 garlic cloves, chopped

o    1 small red onion, roughly chopped

o    1 small red pepper, roughly chopped (optional)

o    2 tablespoons parsley

o    1 tablespoon cilantro

o    1 teaspoon baking powder

o    1 teaspoon ground cumin

o    1 teaspoon ground coriander

o    1/2 teaspoon harissa paste or chilli powder

o    1 teaspoon tahini, to taste optional

o    2 tablespoons plain flour or breacrumbs

o    oil

To serve (suggestions)

o    toasted pitta bread

o    tomato salsa

o    yogurt sauce

o    tahini sauce

o    green salad


  1. Place the drained canned chickpeas on a dry tray and pat them dry with kitchen…

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