ROASTED CAULIFLOWER FALAFEL

Serves: 6 | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cooking Time : 20 Minutes 

Healthy and easy homemade falafel recipe with a twist.

You Will Need

  • 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.

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