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. Prep
45 min.
15 min.
Ready In
60 min.
4-6 servings
Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
Metric measurements


2cups chickpeas (garbanzo beans) cooked
1each eggVideo beaten
3cloves garlicVideo crushed
1/4cup celery finely minced
1/4cup scallions, spring or green onions finely minced
1/2teaspoon cumin ground
1/4teaspoon turmeric *
1 1/2tablespoons flour, all-purpose
1/8teaspoon cayenne pepperVideo *
1dash black pepper *
3/4teaspoon salt
Felafel sauce
1cup yogurt
2tablespoons tahini
1tablespoon lemon juice
3cloves garlicVideo crushed
1/4teaspoon cumin *
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Put ingredients in food processor.

Chill well.

With floured hands, make the batter into one dozen patties.

Dust each lightly with flour.

Heat a 2-inch pool of oil in a heavy skillet to 365 degrees F.

Deep fry felafel until golden brown and serve in pitas with sauce, lettuce, and tomatoes.

First published: last updated: 2012-09-23

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 234g (8.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 27528% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 862mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 13%
Dietary Fiber 7g 27%
Sugars g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 19% Iron 18%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
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