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Chickpea Flour Falafel

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins


  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (+ more for frying_

Lemon Tahini Dressing

  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


For falafel

  • Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl and stir thoroughly.
  • Add the lemon juice and hot water to the dry ingredients in stir until combined. Let the mixture rest for 10 minutes.
  • In a frying pan heat oil on medium-high heat until hot. Add the falafel batter by the tablespoon and flatten slightly. fry on both sides until golden brown (about 4 minutes per side)
  • Place on paper towels to drain oil. depending on the size of your frying pan batter will need to be cooked in a couple of batches.

For lemon tahini dressing

  • Add all ingredients to a bowl and whisk until well combined. Drizzle over falafel patties