Falaffel Balls

Recipe by
Total Time:
20 mins
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Starter Recipes. You may also want to try Kerala Style Fried Fish, Oil Free Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Malai Kebab , Deep Fried Spring Chicken

Rate This Recipe


  • 275 gms. chickpeas, presoaked
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tbsp. tahini paste
  • 1 tsp. cumin powder
  • 100 gms. breadcrumbs (or wheatgerm, bulghar or rolled oats)

How to Make Falaffel Balls

  • Boil the chick peas in fresh water until soft (between 1 and 1 ½ hours on 30 mins in a pressure cooker).
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Mash the chick peas with the onion and garlic to form a thick pulp.
  • Add the tahini paste, the beaten egg, the seasoning and the breadcrumbs (or cereal) and mix well together.
  • Divide the mixture into small balls and bake in a greased baking tray for 15-20 mins.