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Surabhi Sehgal
Light, airy, crisp, herby, vibrant and delicious. Once you've tried this recipe, there is no going back to any other.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 8 hrs
Cook Time 1 hr 45 mins
Total Time 9 hrs 45 mins
Course Sides, Soup
Cuisine Arabic Cuisine, Greek Cuisine, Lebanese Cuisine
Servings 4 People


  • 1 Cup Raw Chickpeas
  • 1/4 Cup Parsley
  • 1/2 Cup Coriander
  • 5-6 Green Onions (with stalks) roughly chopped
  • 7-8 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp dried Mint Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tsp Chilly Flakes
  • 2 cups Vegetable Oil
  • Juice of 1 lime


  • Soak 1 cup of Chickpeas in water overnight. Next morning rinse them thoroughly and drain out all excess water.
  • Add all ingredients (except Baking Powder) to a food processor and pulse to a coarse mixture.¬†
  • Transfer to a mixing bowl, add Baking Powder and mix well.
  • Refrigerate for an hour atleast
  • Roll into lemon size balls and coat with Seasme Seeds¬†
  • Heat oil in a skillet
  • Fry the Falafel on medium heat until crisp.
  • Serve Hot. Enjoy.
Keyword Falafel, Herb Falafel