Baked falafel

Baked falafel

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Manali Bardhan
Manali Bardhan
141
Calories
Kcal
9
Protein
gm
1
Fat
gm
24
Carbs
gm
cookingtraditionicon
Arab
veg
Veg
recipepreparationtime
30:00

This is a high protein item which can be served as a snack or as a part of lunch or dinner. The main source of protein and good carbs is black chana/ kabuli chana/ chhole.

Ingredients

  • listcheckChhole/chana
  • listcheckOnion
  • listcheckCoriander leaves
  • listcheckGarlic
  • listcheckPink salt/ black salt/ table salt
  • listcheckJeera powder
  • listcheckBlack pepper
  • listcheckGaram masala
  • listcheckGram flour/ besan
  • listcheckBaking soda
  • Method

  • Step-1
    Soak chana/ chhole overnight. I used 80 gm of kale chaney and soaked then for overnight.
  • Step-2
    Wash out the chaney next morning and dry them out.
  • Step-3
    Roughly chop one onion. I used 75 gm onion.Then chop 2 green chilli and a handful coriander leaves.
  • Step-4
    Add everything in a food processor. Don’t use any water. Then add one teaspoon jeera powder, one teaspoon pink salt, one quarter spoon black pepper, one quarter spoon garam masala, 4-5 garlic cloves .
  • Step-5
    Blend everything to a grainy texture.Take out the mixture in a bowl and add 3-4 tablespoon of gram flour and one quarter spoon baking soda and mix well. Keep the batter in fridge for half an hour.
  • Step-6
    Pre heat ur oven to 300 degrees. Once the oven is heated up grease a few drops of oil in a baking sheet.
  • Step-7
    Make small shapes with the batter. It can be round , flat etc.
  • Step-8
    Place the falafels in the sheet. And brush a bit oil on top of the falafels.
  • Step-9
    Bake the falafels for 30 minutes at 180 degrees. Bingo!!! Ur snack item is ready.
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