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Recipes » Side Dishes » Baked Falafel
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1 cup dry chickpeas, soaked in water overnight or 2 cups cooked chickpeas

1 handful of fresh cilantro

1 handful of fresh parsley

¼ onion

3 garlic cloves

2 tsp cumin powder

Pinch of paprika

Juice of 1 ½ lemons

¾ tsp of sea salt or to taste

Black pepper to taste

½ cup sorghum flour

1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2 Drain the chickpeas.

3 Place all ingredients, except the flour, in a food processor.

4 Pulse a few times until you get a smooth mixture with some small pieces of herbs remaining. Do not puree.

5 Transfer to a bowl and add the flour. Knead well, and form into balls or patties.

6 Place the falafels on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 20-25 minutes.

You can use oat, buckwheat or brown rice flour instead of sorghum flour.

Serve with plant-based Tzatziki sauce.

You can cook in an air fryer for 15 minutes.

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