Any suggestions would be appreciated, as we generally love the way your recipes turn out for us. I’d recommend using more oil and cooking them for a bit longer! I guess I’m just over eager for some great lentil burgers! The photos looks amazing, if you want the real deal you will have to go all the way to Israel, Falafel is the national dish and Hummus is a national addiction. Paul. We’d love to see what you come up with. Need that right now. I love your blog. I have made falafel so many times and its always been good, but nothing fantastic. Normal I blig about finger rings for ladies. These were delicious. Hello Dana, would this recipe be suitable to bake in the oven rather than frying? Just substituting the typical 1 1/4 cups worth that come in a can with equal amounts of soaked chickpeas? My 22 year-old ate the entire batch in one sitting. haha. It’s b/c of the impassive use of this terminology, people have mistakenly attributed hummus, stuffed grape leaves, halloumi, kebobs, gyros, garlic sauce, baklava, pita bread, moussaka, etc to non-Arab countries. I am always looking for new veggie burger recipes to try out. I too have a falafel weakness and have a few on my blog :) Smoky Next time, I’ll try omitting the flour since mine were in a pretty good, moldable state prior. I’ll take a little crumbliness to cut down on time for a weeknight dinner. I had it with the garlic tahini sauce from this site and garlic naan BC it’s my birthday and I love naan, lol ❤ Thank you! I made 19 little patties, and felt full from eating 7 in 3 lettuce wraps with kale. I’ve been meaning to write and say a huge thank you for your food blog and all of your wonderful recipes. Thank you! xoxooo Victoria, I haven’t, but I’ll add it to my list! It pushes multiple buttons:-) Thank you! So, I’m assuming I can’t use canned beans for this recipe? This looks delicious! I made these tonight. I am in LOVE with falafels! Cover with 2 inches water and bring to a boil over high heat. I just pulled these out of the oven (I used 1/2 cup pay flour and fried a little before baking) and they are so freakin good!! Feeling good, feeling strong! These photos freakin’ rock, Dana. Still loved this!! After combining the ingredients in the food processor, I thought it looked/felt dry but they actually formed into perfectly solid disks and stayed together throughout the frying process. And what quantity? Your pictures make a huge difference also in that it lets us know how the recipe should be progressing. Baked Falafel Patties . I think the lack of parsely made the batter a little dry but I added an egg and that fixed the problem! I love homemade falafel my go to recipe calls for fresh cilantro as well, and I live the addition of it. Hmm, if not vegan, you could try adding an egg for more binding. To freeze, pan-fry falafel, let cool, then add to a freezer safe container and freeze up to 1 month. Made these tonight! I only have a mini food processor so I’m going to try this in my Vitamix. How do you know if your oil is hot enough without a thermometer? Would definitely make again. Can I bake them in the oven and what would be the temperature and the time ? *Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated with 1/3 cup (80 ml) grape seed oil for cooking 24 falafel. My little brother enjoyed eating them and is always telling me to make them! I just made falafels from this recipe for the second time. The longer you bake them, the firmer they’ll get! I have not tried it though, but if you give it a try, let me know how it goes! Any suggestions on what to do for next time are appreciated! to make a recipe. I often do that to customize recipes to my preferences. Wow! Thanks so much for the sweet note and lovely review, Sarah. What are your thoughts on adjusting other ingredients to make up for loss of any possible moisture, etc.? Thanks so much for sharing! This recipe is simple, requiring just 7 ingredients. They were stuck to the foil, which I had not oiled prior to placing the patties on it. Hi Deanna, sorry to hear they were too salty! They weren’t as good as the fresh ones, but still good. xoxo. It only took 1 minute to mix everything throughly. I followed it to a tee and the end result was nothing short of bland. you’ve said oat flour keeps it gluten free – it doesn’t – it must be specifically gluten free oat flour as if not will contain gluten which coeliacs like myself can’t have. Thanks for sharing! !” i was so happy when i found a recipe by none other than minimalist baker ;) definitely going to try this!!!! I seared the outside first then baked for 30min, may bake longer next time. The Mediterranean encompasses the Levant, as well as European countries. We’ll include a note to adjust to taste. Even within my country local cuisine varies in different places, e.g. I’m wondering if you didn’t pulse the chickpeas fine enough? Made as per recipe but soaked my chickpeas for 24hrs. I made them and the mixture tastes good but the patties would not stay together and they crumbled into pieces very easily. These look so good. I made the recipe as is, but had to add a little bit of water to get the dough to come together. so I’ll be leaving that out. I ate the baked ones on a salad topped with your tzatziki sauce. Falafel that can rival any restaurant, although it remains vegan, gluten-free and pan-cooked, not fried. I have always wanted to make falafel, and now I have a good recipe! Delicious! Carefully flip once golden brown – about 3-4 minutes - and then cook on the other side until golden brown as well - 3-4 more minutes. Fridge is a beloved dish originally from the Middle a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes that be. 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