The origin of falafel is an ongoing and heated debate. This was my first shot at making falafel – it was so easy and so delicious, what a great recipe! Fingers crossed it’s the latter. Don’t be discouraged from this recipe if you can’t find dry. I was amazed at how well they held together. Hmm, leave it out sadly! Made these tonight and they were great! They weren’t as good as the fresh ones, but still good. I didn’t follow the proportions too closely, just kind of guesstimated things, and it still worked out great! Next time, I’ll try omitting the flour since mine were in a pretty good, moldable state prior. This was my first shot at making falafel – it was so easy and so delicious, what a great recipe! They freeze well! Thank you! I’ve been meaning to write and say a huge thank you for your food blog and all of your wonderful recipes. This is a keeper! I was wondering for the chickpeas, after doing what was written, I found the chickpeas still hard. We are so glad you enjoyed it! I want to try this in Airfryer too. Also used spring onions and a generous helping of onion powder as didn’t have any onions. Thanks for pointing that out! Since then, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean have become two of my absolute favorite cuisines. Hi – I really enjoy all of your recipes. Used them in a wrap – love the recipe! Next time, try processing them more and this should help the burgers hold form better. Am eating it tonight with homemade hummus in a wrap with veggies. I love the flavors and I loved being able to use canned chickpeas and being able to bake them!! Falafel is one of my very favorite foods and it’s so wonderful to know how to make it right. I have not tried this yet but also saw another similar recipe only with oat flour added. This is the first time I made falafel at home and your recipe made it so easy that I will definitely do it again. I’ve also made this with oven roasted garlic (I just use the whole clove), and have added spinach and different herbs (my favorites being dill, mint and basil based on what I have). I made them exactly as directed. Easy Vegan Falafel (Minimalist Baker Recipe) Prep: 2 hrs ; Cook: 10 mins; Yields: 12; Ingredients. Aw, thanks so much, Jen! So delicious! It is tender and crunchy and perfect. I like crisp but was hangry and skipped the saute suggestion. My trick to get the same texture: for every can of chickpeas I use (2 are needed for the whole recipe) I boil them with half a teaspoon of baking soda for about 20 minutes and then drain in a fine mesh strainer. Thank you so much! Thanks so much! That’s what I have on hand. Nope, it’s not me. it’s a bit spicy for me but the taste was so good! I put it on variable speed four and dropped in the onion, garlic, and parsley. ? It is setting in the fridge before I make discs of them. Thanks Isadora! The flavors pre-cooking were wonderful, but they completely fell apart with cooking, crumbling so much I ended up sprinkling it only a salad. The Best Falafel Recipe. I’ll be trying the recipe again because I mixed up a few steps, like sauteing the burgers before freezing for 15 minutes. They’re lovely, thank you. Thanks so much! :), So glad you enjoyed this recipe, Jenn! I made these to go along with the tomato-onion-parsley base and I could not be happier. I made them so I could have falafel wrap sandwiches at work all week for lunch. Making these now but can’t get recipe for “garlic dill sauce” help :). I have made baked falafel before but they were not as crisp on the outside as I would have preferred. I love to call this place home and I’m glad to hear that you are exploring! Sorry you had trouble with the texture. The texture was wonderful! I wrapped mine in raw collard leaves and could not be happier w/the outcome. Hmmmmm… but it may destroy the Mediterranean feel to it. Absolutely delicious! They turned out perfect. I wish I could post a picture. Flavorful, healthy, and both vegan and gluten-free! I ate the baked ones on a salad topped with your tzatziki sauce. I skipped the skillet part and did not add any oil during the process, but they still came out perfect. Serve on pita, greens, or a salad! Set aside. I’m kind of a texture snob. Thanks for another great recipe. It mixed up beautifully in the Vitamix, now it’s in the fridge melding its flavors. :(. Thanks for the feedback Kelly. We haven’t tried it, but if you do let us know how it goes! Let us know if you give it a try! Egyptians use only soaked fava beans. A faster, easy way to make falafel the traditional way! Yum! If so, how long should I bake on each side for and temperature? A faster, easy way to make falafel the traditional way! Must try these burgers! Simple Vegan Falafel | Minimalist Baker … Nov 3, 2015 - Easy, 10-ingredient vegan falafel made with canned chickpeas, parsley, cumin, and garlic. Tag: minimalist baker falafel. I ate at Wolf & Bear when I was recently in Portland; does this recipe taste like their recipe? These were spectacular. Thanks! Add chickpeas and pulse until incorporated but still slightly chunky. YES YES YES. I had to post because this is excellent. Is it ok if I use canned chickpeas? Five. Hi! Followed the recipe, my oil is hot, I’m doing them 3 min on each side but by the time i flip them they have just disintegrated into the oil… any ideas? I am always trying to find alternatives while everyone cooks their meat on the grill. Thanks, Dana! Good luck! Doubled the recipe but only put in salt for one batch and it was great! I also halved the amount of parsley and used regular, all-purpose flour instead of walnuts, etc., and it worked perfectly. You’re a God-send :). I’m only upset I didn’t make more! yesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes!!!! A plant-based, gluten-free falafel perfect for wraps, salads, bowls, and more! These look amazing! I sub’d whole wheat flour for the oat flour and added egg replacer and used canned chick peas. Before flour, the mix tastes great as written. You do a phenomenal job! Quick and easy and perfect for a week night meal (I teach PT and have a toddler). I would say OK, but preferable in the oven as they’re a little tender. A simple, flavorful approach to restaurant-quality falafel! However, I really struggled to get that pretty, brown “crust” on the whole falafel. Did you make any modifications? Just felt compelled to share… I BAKED these and put them in a warm pita with tomatoes, cucmbers, arugula and tahini sauce and they were sooo good!! We would love to provide some tips if you can let us know more about what went wrong. You have to have a light hand if you’re pan-frying them, because the true danger of crumbling comes in the flip. L x. Love this. I’m glad to have found a recipe that I can use! Can these be baked and if so at what temp and time? Hmm, if not vegan, you could try adding an egg for more binding. We wouldn’t recommend freezing the batter! Up until that point, I had literally never heard of falafel or pita and had yet to jump on the hummus bandwagon. Thanks for sharing! They were stuck to the foil, which I had not oiled prior to placing the patties on it. Thank goodness I moved to Seattle and live across the street from a grocery store. Check the comments, I believe others have done it. Hmm, well in that case I’d just suggest going ahead and cooking them because it could just be some bitterness in the uncooked dough. I have been following the Instagram page for some time now and have also noticed that you have moved to Portland! I felt I pulsed the chick peas enough but still crumbs. I did not have fresh parsely on hand so I used dry parsely flakes. It sounds like you’d probably want to blend them a little longer and that should help! Or could it be they way they were fried? We ask because it seems other readers have really enjoyed this one! Recipe from VB6 Your Shawarma nachos kinda stole my heart. Thanks! This is my new go-to recipe. Super tast, easy and no need for all the oil of a regular falafel! Wow! Also tried from my laptop and same story. My little guy is grain free… is there a way to omit the oat grain flour? Thanks for all the great recipes. So jealous that falafel were a part of your childhood. Reheat in a 375 degree F (190 C) oven until warmed through. This looks delicious! Then place only as many falafel as will fit comfortably in the pan and cook 2-3 minutes on each side. Jun 14, 2018 - An easy, healthy take on falafel with wholesome black beans, quinoa, pumpkin seeds, and garlic. I may be able to sneak some chickpea flour in after all…. Otherwise, just add them straight to the oven for baking. I’m not gluten free so I just used some whole wheat flour I had on hand. My only issue is that I should have made more! Would I be able to make this in a blender? 545. After reading the comments, l felt compelled to chime in. I topped these on a kale salad for lunch and it was restaurant worthy. I was still determined to perfect my falafel game and I was kicking myself as to why I didn’t turn to my favorite baker and cook (you!) You do have to slip the beans out of their skins before processing them, which is tedious, but you can look at it as a little meditation break. Oooh these look perfect! Hello, I will probably try them again but will need to use 1/2 tsp salt. Jun 12, 2017 - 10-ingredient, classic vegan falafel - gluten-free and pan-fried to perfection! with hummus, olives, deep fried falafel, tahini, mediterranean salad- ALL THE FIXINGS. I have just recently discovered your site & haven’t had a bad recipe yet-the chocolate beet cupcakes were the best! This was my first falafel experience, it was yummy and super easy to make! Add rinsed and drained chickpeas to the baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until slightly cracked and dried out. You fry and bake or just bake for 40 minutes? The parsley should help with moisture for next time. What am I doing wrong? Made these recently for my family and they were delicious! These falafel are delicious on their own with hummus. Feb 7, 2015 - Baked Falafel Burgers, a food drink post from the blog Minimalist Baker on Bloglovin’ Looks amazing! The falafels were just a smidge drier than the pan fried but not enough to make a real difference. Know this is a super healthy dinner but still can’t believe how low calorie this is. I eat a LOT of falafel and they’re probably the best I’ve ever had. Thanks in advance. It was wonderful and I loved how easy that recipe was (and that I got to use up the swiss chard in my garden)! Thanks so much for sharing, Michelle! I love the sauce that you made for these, it sounds so good! Serve on pita, greens, or a salad! A simple, flavorful approach to restaurant-quality falafel! I’m wanting to make these but I’m not sure I have enough time to do it all at once. Mine have never turned out rubbery! Anyway these were awesome, thanks again, and I absolutely love your blog! So tasty! I do it with other recipes all the time so I have no idea why I never thought to try making my own falafel! Thanks for a great recipe. I cheated and tasted one while the rest was still cooking and I have to admit, it was very difficult not to eat the whole batch at once right there at the stove. Thanks for sharing! YUM. A faster, easy way to make falafel the traditional way! I’ll let you know how they turn out. You can, but the recipe will not turn out as good! I love hummus and falafel. After some research on the net, I took this recipe made it from dried soaked chickpeas, 25% of the chickpeas I left raw, the rest I boiled and followed the rest of the recipe, excellent garlicky taste, and nice texture. I used quinoa flour instead and they turned out perfectly for our nut-free house! My two year old wants more “fawafels”. Eventually I took the cast iron and put it in the oven hoping to cook them up some more. Thanks so much for sharing! We haven’t left them overnight but go for it! Hi Rachael, we think larger discs would work! Came out so good that I made them two days in a row for guests. Keeping this one for sure!! Thanks again for the great recipe! .. Made this and it was really good. I’m going to make these for work lunches, as I know falafels are nice and filling! I have the batter in the fridge and plan to make this after work today so hoping that maybe the flavors melding together overnight will change the taste! Thanks so much for the lovely review, Kiri. We’ll modify the language to make that clear. .. Including a 10 Minute version! My husband and I made these earlier this week – they were very good and very easy! I was wondering if I could use can cooked chickpeas instead? But thanks for the tip! A faster, easy way to make falafel the traditional way! I also might use canned garbanzos next time if I BAKE them, as suggested by another reviewer because they were quite dry. I have not tried it though, but if you give it a try, let me know how it goes! Swirl to coat pan, then add falafel. In a sealed bag, the moisture from the middle of the patty rehydrates the crust and by the time they’re eaten, they’re PERFECT. We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Jenny. I’m looking for an ultra-easy baked falafel burger (or any other bean) burger. I serve them with baba ganoush, tahini sauce and sliced radishes. Is the nutrition calculation based on 1/4 cup ground walnuts or one of the other items? Flavor and ingredients were good but it completely fell apart. My family also loved them. looks so soft! Any suggestions would be appreciated, as we generally love the way your recipes turn out for us. The Mediterranean encompasses the Levant, as well as European countries. I second everything Fran said (quoted below). Thanks, Kim! Tameyah “Egyptian virgin of flafel” made with 1:1 chickpeas and peeled faba bean) mixed with onions and herbs. I’ve made this recipe a few times now and LOVE it. Thanks for sharing! You make it easy! Jul 2, 2019 - 10-ingredient, classic vegan falafel - gluten-free and pan-fried to perfection! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? My mom made it all the time when I was a kid, but I didn’t really get into eating it until I was a little older and now it is one of my favorite meals! These look amaze! I made this AGAIN-so yummy-kids proclaimed as favourite meal! 1 tablespoon of cumin is way too much. I am motivated to try new meals! This is excellent and easy! The flafels came out awesome. Hi Catherine, normal table salt does tend to taste more salty, so that’s likely the issue! We are so glad you enjoyed it! Delicious! ;-). I can’t have garlic— should I just leave it out or replace with something else? It’s such a simple and versatile recipe that you can really change up based on your mood/ingredients! Falafel is one of my favorite things to order at restaurants but have only made it at home a couple of times since it’s a lot of work. Hi. The consistency is perfect and taste is also. Have you every used almond flour or coconut flour to bind instead of the oat flour? Past 2.5 vegan years and this is THE bomb! I followed the recipe exactly and had the falafels with the tahini sauce in the recipe (to which I added a bit of lemon, fresh garlic and pepper). My mistake tho! I’m wheat-free and vegetarian, leaning more and more plant-based. Can you freeze the falafel before you pan fry them and defrost and pan fry when needed? I made this yesterday for company and it was a huge hit! This recipe was AWESOME! They turned out great! Crispy, tender, SO flavorful! Now that I’ve had this falafel a few times, I’ve studied its flavors and texture and was convinced it was time to up my falafel game. xo. Hi! Now I have the perfect ‘excuse’ to make some more this weekend! Falafel that can rival any restaurant, although it remains vegan, gluten-free and pan-cooked, not fried. We’ve since improved upon our falafel methods and highly recommend this recipe! What could I be doing wrong? Delicious, satisfying, and only 30 minutes … Can’t wait to try…we LOVE falafel, but haven’t had it in forever because of the garlic. I bought a food processor for this because I loved it so much! This is my first ‘flip’. It held together well enough for burgers on pretzel buns. :). I felt it needed something like diced red bell pepper in the batter and maybe green onions? A little extra sauce makes up for the slightly drier falafel. I made your dill sauce (good lawd this stuff is divine). Why must u bake these garbonzo bean burgers so long when the beans are already cooked? I did use more than 300g of chick peas however :) thank you for the recipe! While we claim no expertise on the origins of falafel, we do know we absolutely love its crispy texture and rich flavor. And I did not fry them in the skillet, just bake them, and they still had a lovely brown, burger like crust. Mmm… Falfael. Next time would you mind adding a rating to your review? Such a loving gift. This has a ton more flavor. Not sure what adjustments I’d need to make for this to work. Made with kale and chickpeas, these falafel are a healthier take on one of my favorite Mediterranean dishes. Falafel is one of my all-time favorite foods. I usually love minimalist baker recipes, but we almost couldn’t eat this one. I made the falafels exactly according to your recipe and the taste was reaaally great! Until this recipe. This baked falafel recipe is easy to make using common ingredients like fresh zucchini, mint, oats, chickpeas, basil, garlic, lemon juice, and salt & pepper. Hope that helps! I just made these, thanks for the recipe! 3. Garlicky Also it’s hard to form them so they would cook evenly… But despite all, I would use exactly This recipe for next falafel round ;). Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176 C). I’ve always wanted to make my own and yours look delicious so I’m definitely going to try this one out. Thanks. Thank you :). Just made them and everyone ate them including kids :-) I would bake them on a preheated cast iron pan at a high heat. Hi! It made me enjoy baking reading your stories and instructions with helpful pictures. These look absolutely delicious! I’ll take a little crumbliness to cut down on time for a weeknight dinner. I had a similar experience – I could barely get them in patties to begin with for how quickly they were crumbling, and they were unpleasantly dry by the time they were done baking. So sad!! Thank you for this recipe. Made this falafel, this weekend. I have made falafel so many times and its always been good, but nothing fantastic. These are the best. I’m definitely making these again. Enjoy getting to know your new neighborhood more :). Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Tender on the inside I’ve never commented before- No really. Oh no! Thanks for the recipe! Return to baking sheet to continue baking. It worked perfectly. Glad we’re on the same page :) Will defiantly reference your recipe for inspiration when I make these in the next few days! How would you adjust the cooking time if I were to make them as more traditional falafel balls? These taste wonderful but they TOTALLY fell apart on me in the baking step (I didn’t pre-fry: didn’t want the extra splatter in the kitchen and was going for the healthier option), as I went to flip them over after 20 minutes in. I will definitely make this again but with a few tweaks, it felt like it was missing something. We actually don’t even cook the chickpeas all the way through. I tried this today with the Garlic Dill Sauce and can I just say it was magnificent. Although, being Greek, I am not even sure we share more with e.g. Great recipe! 10-ingredient, classic falafels kept vegan and gluten free and pan fried to perfection! Thank you so much. I LOVE Mediterranean food! 14 ingredients. I’ll try an egg next time to bind it. My first time making falafel!! We usually call mediterranean cuisine that of countries west to Greece and Cyprus (little meat, plenty of vegetables, legume soups and olive oil). 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