Baked Falafel Video


I am so excited to present my first cooking video!

*Note: In the video I said 1 tablespoon of baking powder, but I did actually mean 1 TEASPOON of baking powder.

Baked Falafel

Ingredients:
1 15 oz. can of drained, rinsed chick peas
1/2 white onion
1 cup fresh parsley, loosely packed
2 cloves of garlic
1 tbs whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tbs cumin
1/4 tbs coriander
pinch of cayenne pepper
1/2 tbs kosher salt
1/4 tbs black pepper
cooking spray or olive oil

Directions:
1. Pulse all your ingredients in a food processor until it reaches a medium chunky consistency. It should take about 15 seconds.
2. Put the batter in a bowl and cover with a damp cloth for 30 minutes in a warm place until the batter has risen a bit. Meanwhile, preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
3. Using two spoons or an ice cream scoop, drop small flattened balls of batter onto a cooking sheet sprayed with either olive oil or cooking spray.
4. Bake for 30 minutes, flipping halfway through. Put the oven on broil (high) for 2 minutes to crisp up the outside. Enjoy!

*A big thank you to PB for producing this video.

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25 responses to “Baked Falafel Video

  1. thanks for the baked falafel recipe and video tutorial!

  2. Food Network better call you soon!! 😀

  3. I really enjoyed this!
    I have been reading your blog for quite some time but have never commented but this deserves a comment. 🙂 Great job!

  4. really good video! I will make the recipe soon! Yummy

  5. Great recipe, love the video 🙂

  6. You are just so cute! I want to make falafels now!! They look super easy.

  7. What a star you are!! It was torture waiting for the falafel to be done – I was starving!

  8. Loved the video!!! I can not wait to try the recipe.

    Do you know if they freeze well?

  9. foodcents- My uncle swears by freezing them!!!! So yes, they freeze well!

  10. Loved the video. I have never had falafel before but it sure sounds and looks good. I don’t cook but hubby does so maybe I can get him to try it sometime although we don’t have a food processor.

  11. this is so awesome! great video, RG! Also, we never eat falafel because I had no idea you could just bake this. Veconomist loves falafel and will thank YOU!!!!

  12. Aww – loved the video! Good tip about flattening the falafel a little so it gets nice and crispy. Great recipe – thanks for sharing!

  13. I love this!!

  14. such a cute video! i love it!!

  15. Keep these videos coming…it was a huge help for people like me that are just starting to take a stab at cooking! Great job!

  16. Great job! More Jordanian recipes please

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  18. I’m making these when I get home. Can I use dried parsley? How much do you think?

  19. rhodeygirltests

    Lauren- I honestly wouldn’t use dried parsley since the fresh parsley is such a major component to this dish! Maybe try another fresh herb you have?

  20. I caved and tried it with the dried parsley. Not bad, I added wayyyyyyyyyyyy too much salt. I’m attempting them again today. I just went to Trader Joes and got some hummus and pitas. I better get them right this time. 🙂

  21. Hi there! I have been eying this recipe for a while! Finally tried it, but I didn’t have parsley either…so I used chopped spinach, and also drizzled in about 1 tbs of tahini before letting it sit. It’s about to go in the oven now- thanks so much for the recipe- it smells just like restaurant falafel so far!

  22. maha maaita bilbeisi

    I just love it Sabrina u r great, u should really have ur own cooking show, I can’t wait to try the recipe, thank u,

  23. I have never attempted to bake falafels before; I think I will now

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