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ROASTED CAULIFLOWER FALAFEL

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Healthy and easy homemade falafel recipe with a twist.

Yields1 Serving
 Cauliflower, trimmed 2 cups
 Onion, chopped 1 no
 Olive oil, 1/4 cup
 Cilantro leaves, chopped, 1 small bunch
 Flat leaf parsley, chopped, 1 small bunch
 All-purpose flour, 1/2 cup
 Cumin seed, toasted and finely ground, 1 tablespoon
 Coriander seed, toasted and finely ground, 1 tablespoon
 Turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon
 Smoked paprika powder, 1 teaspoon
 Salt, as needed
 Pepper, as needed
 Oil, for frying, as needed
1

Place cauliflower on a baking tray and drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to combine and roast for 10 – 15 minutes at 190°C.

2

Let the cauliflower col for a while before transfer into food processor. Add the rest of the ingredients and give it a few pulse until you have a finely chopped mixture.

3

Scoop 2 tablespoon of the falafel and shape into a ball

4

Heat a few cups of oil in a sauce pot and bring it to medium heat. Gently lower a few falafel at a time into the hot oil and fry until golden-brown, flipping them halfway through. Remove the cooked falafel to a paper towel-lined baking sheet.

Ingredients

 Cauliflower, trimmed 2 cups
 Onion, chopped 1 no
 Olive oil, 1/4 cup
 Cilantro leaves, chopped, 1 small bunch
 Flat leaf parsley, chopped, 1 small bunch
 All-purpose flour, 1/2 cup
 Cumin seed, toasted and finely ground, 1 tablespoon
 Coriander seed, toasted and finely ground, 1 tablespoon
 Turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon
 Smoked paprika powder, 1 teaspoon
 Salt, as needed
 Pepper, as needed
 Oil, for frying, as needed

Directions

1

Place cauliflower on a baking tray and drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to combine and roast for 10 – 15 minutes at 190°C.

2

Let the cauliflower col for a while before transfer into food processor. Add the rest of the ingredients and give it a few pulse until you have a finely chopped mixture.

3

Scoop 2 tablespoon of the falafel and shape into a ball

4

Heat a few cups of oil in a sauce pot and bring it to medium heat. Gently lower a few falafel at a time into the hot oil and fry until golden-brown, flipping them halfway through. Remove the cooked falafel to a paper towel-lined baking sheet.

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER FALAFEL

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