Herby Falafel

Falafel are easy to make and perfect for snack, wraps, mezze and salads.  The key is to use soaked, dried chickpeas (not canned or cooked) for a perfect texture and taste.  Our new falafel and kofta blend means you can whip these up in no time.

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 18 serves 1x
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Diet: Vegan


  • 300g (1 1/2 cups) dried uncooked chickpeas
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Herbie’s Kofta & Falafel Spice Blend
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 60g (1 packed cup) each fresh parsley and coriander
  • rice bran or vegetable oil, for frying


  1. Soak chickpeas in a large bowl of water overnight, drain.
  2. Blitz all ingredients, then make into patties 5cm diameter, 3-4cm thick.
  3. Heat vegetable oil to 2cm deep in frying pan
  4. When small bubbles appear, cook falafel 3-4 mins each side until golden.
  5. Drain on paper towel & keep warm in oven if necessary.

Keywords: vegan, gluten free, vegetarian, dairy free

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Nutritional Information
Serving Size 33g
Calories 110
Sugar .7g
Sodium .02g
Fat 5.4g
Saturated Fat 1.1g
Carbohydrates 8g
Fiber 2.1g
Protein 3.8g