Simple Way to Prepare Super Quick Homemade Baked Falafel

Baked Falafel. Heat the olive oil in small frying pan over a medium heat. Falafel is usually deep fried, but these baked falafel are cooked in the oven for a low fat (and easier) option. Pressing the patties increases the surface contact with the baking sheet and makes the baked falafels crispier.

Baked falafel is still crunchy on the outside and delicious on the inside. Baked falafel can be served the same way fried falafel would be served. Try it in a pita sandwich with tahini and veggies or on a platter with some hummus and a Middle Eastern salad.

Hello everybody, I hope you are having an amazing day today. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a distinctive dish, baked falafel. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I will make it a little bit unique. This will be really delicious.

Baked Falafel is one of the most favored of current trending foods on earth. It is enjoyed by millions every day. It is simple, it’s fast, it tastes yummy. They are nice and they look fantastic. Baked Falafel is something which I’ve loved my whole life.

Heat the olive oil in small frying pan over a medium heat. Falafel is usually deep fried, but these baked falafel are cooked in the oven for a low fat (and easier) option. Pressing the patties increases the surface contact with the baking sheet and makes the baked falafels crispier.

To get started with this particular recipe, we have to first prepare a few components. You can have baked falafel using 9 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Baked Falafel:

  1. {Get 1 can of chickpeas (400g).
  2. {Make ready 1 of onion.
  3. {Get 1 of garlic clove.
  4. {Take 1 bunch of parsley or cilantro.
  5. {Prepare 1/2 of lemon, juiced.
  6. {Prepare 1 tsp of sesame oil or tahini.
  7. {Get 1 of salt and pepper.
  8. {Prepare 1 of cayenne pepper.
  9. {Prepare 2 tbsp of plain flour.

French fries are sometimes added to the pita with the falafel instead of vegetables. To make these Easy Oven Baked Falafel, all you need to do is tip two cans of chickpeas into a bowl, add flavourings (chillies, cumin, coriander, parsley, onion, garlic…), then blitz to a chunky paste using a stick blender. These falafels are golden brown and crispy on the outside. The insides are tender, delicious, and full of fresh herbs.

Instructions to make Baked Falafel:

  1. Preheat your oven to 250°C.
  2. Combine chickpeas, diced onion, minced garlic, cilantro/parsley and lemon juice and pulse a few times in a blender.
  3. Then add the seasoning and flour. Pulse juste to combine, it's better to have big chunks in your falafel than ending up with hummus.
  4. With damp hands, mold mixture into balls, I made about 12 golf ball sized falafel, and put them on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  5. Flatten them slightly with a damp spoon, brush them gently with olive oil on both sides, sprinkle on some salt and put them in the oven for 20-35 minutes, turning halfway through.
  6. You really need to keep a close eye on them, they burn fast. If you have a strong oven, you may want to lower your oven temperature and bake them for only 15-20 minutes. Enjoy :).

They're baked instead of fried, so they contain significantly less fat than fried falafel. And your house won't smell like fried food for days. When it comes to making baked falafel from scratch, the most important tip is to use dry, uncooked chickpeas (rather than the canned variety) to ensure you're baking up perfectly rotund falafel nuggets rather than flattened falafel pancakes. Form it into patties when ready. To make my baked falafel recipe, you need these key ingredients: Uncooked dried chickpeas.

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