No-Gadget Falafel


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Tweaks for the littles

Break into bite size pieces and serve deconstructed for babies and small toddlers.

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For the falafel

One 14-ounce can of chickpeas

1 lemon, juiced

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour (or buckwheat flour, if gluten-free)

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

Generous pinch of salt

1/4 cup finely chopped parsley

1/2 red onion, finely chopped (use the other half for serving)

2 cloves of garlic, finely minced

1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro

Vegetable or canola oil, for frying

To serve (all optional!)

1/2 cup plain yogurt

Handful of fresh mint, finely chopped

Handful of cilantro, finely chopped

1/2 red onion, finely sliced


Mixed salad leaves

Flatbreads, to serve (gluten-free, if needed)

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