Falafel

KITCHENAID
21Ingredients
45Minutes
120Calories

Description

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 1/2 cup Tahini
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon parsley (fresh minced)
  • warm water
  • 2 cans chickpeas (15 oz per can, drained and rinsed)
  • 1/2 onion (large, roughly chopped, about 1 cup = 1/2 onion)
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour (or oat flour)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • canola oil (for frying)
  • diced onion (for garnish)
  • diced tomato (for garnish)
  • cucumber (diced, for garnish)
  • pita bread
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    Directions

    1. Combine tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt and parsley in medium bowl. Add just enough warm water to make the sauce a smooth consistency. Set aside until ready to use. Can be made one day ahead and stored in refrigerator.
    2. Attach KitchenAid® Metal Food Grinder Attachment with medium grinding plate to KitchenAid®Stand Mixer. Position mixer bowl under attachment. Turn mixer to speed 4 and grind chickpeas, onion and garlic. Remove food grinder and attach flat beater and mixer bowl to mixer. Add salt, chili flakes, cumin, baking powder, flour, parsley and cilantro. Turn to Stir speed and mix until combined, about 30 seconds. Cover and chill 1 hour.
    3. Form falafel mixture into 20 disks about 2-inches in diameter. Heat thin layer of oil in large cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Working in batches, cook falafel 2 to 3 minutes per side until browned and crisp.
    4. Serve immediately with tahini sauce, onions, tomatoes, cucumber and pita.
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    NutritionView More

    120Calories
    Sodium17% DV410mg
    Fat7% DV4.5g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs6% DV17g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories120Calories from Fat45
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat4.5g7%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium410mg17%
    Potassium150mg4%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat45
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate17g6%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars<1g2%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C8%
    Calcium8%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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