Falafel recipes

    Falafel is a well-loved Middle Eastern dish, a treat for vegetarians and carnivores alike! We have falafel pittas - perfect for lunch or dinner - as well as baked falafel for a healthy addition to your next meze spread.

    22 recipes



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    5 reviews

    In this recipe for the Egyptian street food 'ta'ameya', fava beans (also known as broad beans) and herbs are blended together, then rolled in toasted sesame seeds and fried into crisp falafel. Serve in warm pitta breads.

    Recipe by: Gamila Salem

    2 reviews

    This is a great Middle Eastern dish, simple to make and a real hit every time I make it (and amazingly cheap too!), is also good cold the next day for a lunch box.

    Recipe by: blueskyboy

    205 reviews

    This is a tasty vegan falafel that contains no eggs. Serve on pitta with tzatziki or tahini sauce with lettuce and tomato.

    Recipe by: Jean Marie

    1 review

    These falafels are a quick fix cheap dinner served with flatbreads and salad and couscous. A big hit with hungry teens.

    Recipe by: janeymumof3

    1 review

    Although falafel can be made with just chickpeas, they taste really authentic with beans. They have to be soaked for 48 hours, however, so this recipe is not for those in a hurry. For this effort, the falafel taste absolutely fantastic and this recipe makes a whole load of them.

    Recipe by: Afiyet_olson

    No reviews

    As a change from rice, pasta or couscous, try little falafel with a simple vegetable casserole. Made with canned chickpeas and baked rather than deep-fried, these falafel are quick and easy to prepare.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

    No reviews

    I like to do a couple of meals a week that are vegetarian, and I love these burgers. They are very tasty and quite simple to make. I don't like falafel that you can buy in shops so always make my own. Serve these with toasted pitta breads, tomato salsa and salad.

    Recipe by: pastalover

    13 reviews

    Falafel is usually deep fried, but these are shallow fried in olive oil for an easier and healthier alternative.

    Recipe by: T.J.

    35 reviews

    A really quick and easy falafel recipe - you will probably have all the ingredients in your cupboards already! Serve with a spicy mayo, or tzatziki.

    Recipe by: jaclyncady

    36 reviews

    These flavourful falafels are loaded with herbs and spices and topped with a yogurt-dill sauce. Wrap in a tortilla for lunch or dinner.

    Recipe by: sonia

    2 / 3

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