No-fry Falafel
Recipe type: Meat-free
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
  • ⅓ cup bulgur wheat
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2½ cups cooked chickpeas (canned is fine)
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 cup wholewheat bread cut into small cubes
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • Dash hot sauce
  • ½ cup parsley
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil (optional)
  1. Add bulgar wheat to a bowl and pour about 2 cups of boiling water over it. Allow to stand for about thirty minutes.
  2. Place the peeled garlic cloves into a blender and mince briefly.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  4. Divide the mixture into 12 - 15 balls of roughly equal size.
  5. Place them on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Flatten each ball with a spoon so that they are roughly half an inch thick.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated 400 degree oven for ten minutes. Turn and bake for a further ten minutes.
  8. Optionally brush each with olive oil when they are cooked through and set under the broiler for one minute per side.
Recipe by JAQUO Lifestyle Magazine at