Arabic Falafel


Arabic Falafel

A popular snack of Arab East served with pita bread, chopped lettuce etc.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing arabic falafel, first soak dried chickpeas overnight and drain off all water on preceding day.
  • Grind the chickpeas to a fine paste by adding little water. Keep this aside.
  • Grind together green chillies, baking soda, garlic, coriander leaves, parsley leaves, coriander seeds and cumin seeds to a fine paste along with 1 1/2 tsp of chickpeas paste.
  • Add ground parsley mixture to chickpeas paste, add salt and mix well.
  • Pluck off small portions from the dough and make small balls. Flatten each ball with your palm.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry falafel to a golden brown color.
  • Arabic falafel, a tasty nutritious evening time snack is ready. Serve hot with pita bread and chopped lettuce.
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