Israeli Falafel

Israeli Falafel


  • 15 oz. can of chickpeas, drained
  • ½ small onion (optional)
  • 1tablespoon. minced garlic or finely shopped
  • 1teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • oil for your frying time


There is nothing like an Israeli Falafel while visiting Israel, but now you can make it at home when you return from your tour. Enjoy!

Combine in a medium bowl chickpeas, onion, garlic, cumin, coriander, parsley, flour, salt and pepper. Mix well. Be sure that you mash the chickpeas well or use your food processor.

Make small balls of 2 inches and fry in 2 inches of oil at 350 degrees about 2 to 5 minutes.