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Falafels simples et rapides

Quick And Easy Falafels

Oct 01, 2023

Moulin Abénakis

Falafels, these small golden balls of Middle Eastern origin, have conquered the whole world with their unique taste and crispy texture. Made mainly from chickpeas, they are not only delicious, but also rich in protein. Here is a delicious recipe for making your own falafel at home, using 100% organic ingredients. Perfect for a light meal or as a snack, these falafels promise you an unforgettable culinary experience!

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Soaking time: 8-12 hours
Cooking time: 5 minutes per batch
Yield: 20-25 falafels


  • 4 cups of organic chickpeas
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon (1 tbsp)
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 cup of organic soft wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


1) The day before, soak the chickpeas in plenty of water for 8 to 12 hours.

2) Drain the chickpeas and put them in a blender or food processor.

3) Add the garlic, onion, parsley, cumin, turmeric, salt, cayenne pepper and lemon juice.

4) Mix everything until you obtain a smooth paste. If necessary, add a little water to help mix.

5) Transfer the dough to a bowl, then incorporate the flour to obtain a texture that holds together.

6) Form balls or pancakes using your hands.

7) In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.

8) Fry the falafels in batches, turning them so they are golden brown on both sides.

9) Drain on absorbent paper.

10) Serve hot with sauces of your choice.

Enjoy your food! Savor the crunchy exterior and soft interior of these homemade falafels. Serve hot with hummus, tahini, raw vegetables, or insert them into a pita for a delicious sandwich!