Spiced Carrot Falafel

Hey there! I’m starting to feel a bit of cabin fever, but I’m trying to keep busy and positive;) Cooking is a really great way to do that, and today I have a great recipe that’s freezable and super versatile. These spiced carrot falafel are super flavourful and easy to make! I like eating them with hummus in their own or in bowls, and they’d also be great in wraps or in pasta dishes. Maybe I could even make a sandwich with them… veggie sandwiches are amazing😍😍 Hope you like this recipe!!

Spiced Carrot Falafel

Serves: Makes 12 falafel

Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded carrots

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a blender or food processor, blend the chickpeas, garlic and all of the spices until smooth and combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in the shredded carrots.
  4. Scoop out a tablespoon of the falafel mixture and form into a flat disc, and place onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Repeat until you have about 12-15 falafels.
  5. Place the falafels in the oven, and let bake for 15 minutes before removing the pan and flipping them over. Bake for another 15-20 minutes on the other side.
  6. Remove the pan from the oven and let the falafel cool completely before enjoying;)

I wrote a list in my bullet journal of ways to keep busy during this time, and so I’ll try to share it in my Instagram page soon;) For now, stay safe and hang in there!

Yours Truly,

MyDayIsBooked;))

Falafel

Hello! I’ve been trying to perfect a falafel recipe for a while now, and I think I’ve got it. These discs of baked chickpea deliciousness are full of flavour and are great in bowls and wraps. You probably already have all of the ingredients at home, so they’re great for when you have no idea what to make. Enjoy!

Falafel

Serves: Makes 15 falafel

Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 a small onion, diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbs oats
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Toss all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor and combine until smooth.
  2. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Scoop out tablespoons of the falafel mixture and roll between your hands to create 15 evenly sized balls. Place them onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake the falafel for 5 minutes, then remove from the oven and use a spatula to flatten out the balls, creating discs.
  5. Place the sheet back into the oven and bake for 15 minutes, then flip the discs and bake the other side for an additional 15 minutes.
  6. Remove the falafel from the oven and enjoy!!

I hope you love this recipe as much as I do! Falafel is the best;)

Yours Truly,

MyDayIsBooked;))