These falafel burgers are so easy to make, taste delicious, are gluten free, low fat and packed with protein and fibre. We love putting them on top of a big green salad with some fresh quinoa tabouli, a big dollop of tzatziki (recipe below) and some warm gluten free pita slices.
1 can chickpeas, drained (or 2 cups cooked)
1 clove garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. red onion, finely diced
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
1 Tsp. cumin powder
1 Tsp. coriander powder
3/4 Tsp. salt
pinch cayenne pepper
pinch black pepper
1/4 cup garbanzo bean flour (or other gluten free flour)
2 Tsp. lemon juice
2 Tsp. olive oil
- Place everything except the lemon juice and olive oil into a food processor and mix to a grain like consistency.
- Transfer to a bowl and add the lemon juice and olive oil. Mix well until a dough is formed.
- Shape the falafel into patties, you can make 8 small ones or 4 larger burgers. Dust the outside of each patty lightly with a little more flour.
- Heat about a tablespoon of oil in a pan and cook the burger on medium heat for about 3 minutes on each side until browned and warmed through. Eat & enjoy!
1 cup full fat yoghurt (or dairy free alternative)
1 cup cucumber, peeled and grated
1/4 cup packed mint, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 Tsp. sea salt
This a typical greek yoghurt dish that goes really well with the falafel. Mix everything together in a bowl. Let sit for an hour to allow the flavors to develop. Enjoy!