Falafels with a Tahini Sauce

Prep: 15 minutes | Bake: 30 minutes | Make: 10 - 12 Falafels


  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 5g fresh parsley
  • 1 small egg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 40g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • sunflower oil for spraying


  • 4 tablespoons tahini paste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 100ml water


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (390°F).
  2. Install the chopping blade in the Food Processor Bowl. Add all falafel ingredients in bowl and press CHOP.
  3. Scrape down sides with a spatula and press CHOP again.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop, form mixture into balls and place on a baking tray, lined with baking parchment. Spray or brush with oil. Place in the oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. While the falafels are baking, clean the bowl, then reinstall the chopping blade
    in it. Add all sauce ingredients and press PUREE.
  6. Once cooking is complete, serve with sauce.

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