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cW Recipes: Baked Yellow Falafel
YELLOW FALAFEL
Cut out the grease by baking instead of frying these delicious falafels made using chickpeas, a pantry staple.

Serves 4

Recipe ingredients

ingredients

  • 1 cup dried chickpeas
  • Olive oil
  • 1 small or ¼ large yellow onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Lemon wedge or greek yogurt
directions

Directions

  1. Soak chickpeas in water 6-12 hours before preparing recipe.
    Note: If using canned chickpeas, drain chickpeas and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake at 200 F for 30-45 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 F. Brush a baking sheet with olive oil.
  3. Drain chickpeas and add to a food processor. Add onion and spices.
    Blend until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl.
  4. Add brown rice flour and baking soda to the food processor. Mix until
    combined. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the mixture onto the baking sheet. Lightly press
    down forming a 2-inch patty. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  6. Drizzle each patty with olive oil and bake for 18-20 minutes, flipping
    halfway.
  7. Top with lemon juice or greek yogurt to serve.

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