THE BEST FALAFEL RECIPE | crispy fried and baked falafel (vegan)

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Are you ready for the best falafel you’ve ever tasted (whether fried or baked)? Falafel are delicious balls of chickpea and herb goodness that you find in Middle Eastern cooking.

I’ve had my fair share of falafel on travels through Egypt, Israel and Jordan. I’ve had them in restaurants and on street corners (the best authentic street food). I’ve had them stuffed in gluten-free pita and on salads. And I’ve had them with slight variations and tweaks, though the recipe itself is fairly simple.

But here’s how you make the best falafel recipe – add tons of herbs (double the normal amount) and a small amount of green pepper. This makes for an addictive flavor that’s “a little something extra” but not spicy. Just insanely delicious.

Falafel are naturally vegan and vegetarian. You can then deep fry the falafel, pan fry or make baked falafel. It’s up to you! Just don’t forget to drizzle with my tahini sauce. πŸ˜‰ Enjoy!

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Downshiftology says:

Hi friends! I'm excited to finally share this video (I've been working on this recipe for quite a while!). These falafel are delicious and have SO much flavor. But I'd love to hear…which method is your favorite to cook them? It's always a toss up for me. πŸ™‚ Hope you're enjoying your summer! xo – Lisa

Tony Azazi says:

the fresh mint and coriander is a must in falafel

Tony Azazi says:

dont try this in the middle east it wont work

Tony Azazi says:

27k likes cuz they have no clue whats real falafel is

Tony Azazi says:

falafel dont have greens it will burn and its tasteless

Tony Azazi says:

the best falafel in aleppo syria only the rest is falafel

B Emerson says:

I made these today. Simply awesome!

Beth Keefer says:

Seriously the BEST Falafel recipe!! Thanks Lisa!!❀️

Mike Y says:

That is a great pity that you cannot pronounce falafel correctly but what can you expect from Americans anyway

Sikandar Khan says:

Your hands are dope for someone with a hands fetish

Claudine couture says:

Wow. It is so easy to do and so decious!! thanks πŸ˜„

Karen Matthews says:

If you soak the chickpeas over night how come canned chickpeas are too wet?

Elisa Enriquez says:

This recipe is so amazing. Every bite is a splash of flavor and super easy to make. First try and it came out!!! Thank you so much

Shmi J says:

Can you freeze these ?

Leeanna says:

I made your hummus recipe and it turned out amazing! I can’t wait to make this falafel to go with it!

Nanda Pieterson says:

No oil and no tahini added??

Ver An says:

Awesome recipe – thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

Ana Camargo says:

I just made this for dinner and let me tell you… It's best than the falafel corner near my house. Thanks so much

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FinishTheRace VL says:

Excellent recipe!

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