Falafel I

Falafel I


"Chickpeas pureed with garlic, peanut butter, onions, egg, soy sauce and spices, then formed and fried. Excellent when served in a pita with sliced tomato, cucumber and yogurt."


30 m servings 282 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 282 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 11.5 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 660 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a food processor or blender puree chickpeas. To the chickpeas add garlic, peanut butter, green onion, onion, egg, coriander, cumin, cayenne pepper and soy sauce; process until well mixed. Shape into balls, using about 1 tablespoon for each.
  2. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Brown balls on all sides.
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  1. 27 Ratings


Mine came out a little thin, so I thickened it with more peanut butter and some soy flour to get a dough-like consistency. (Great way to up the protein content even more!) I also upped the spice...

This recipe was very good. The recipe should be more specific regarding the use of creamy peanut butter. If you use a chunky peanut butter you get too much of a peanut concentration in your fa...

The flavor was perfect but no matter what i did, it was too thin and wouldn't stay in a ball

I guess I should have read the reviews before making this. On the positive side, this recipe was extremely easy and quick to make, it smelled and tasted wonderful and I will definitely make it ...

This recipe is a great start for falafel. I added additional spices of celery salt, much more garam marsala, (as I had no coriander on hand and it contains coriander AND cumin.) Lots of black ...

great flavor, but I added 4 cups of bread crumbs to be able to make into patties and fry.

As with all recipes, there is always critcism....this recipe lacks flavor and body. It was a good start, but required an awful lot of tweaking to get both a good flavor and consistency. I adde...

After reading the top few reviews, I made some adjustments (of course). The crumbliness of the falafel is easily solved by adding an extra egg. Simple and effective. I did the following for spi...

The flavour of these falafel was different than any falafel I've had, but very, very good. I love the spiciness of them! Based on other people's comments of being too runny, I tried mashing the ...