Falafel burgers


2 large brown onions

1 cup parsley leaves

1/4 tsp chili powder

1/2 cup plain flour

6 garlic cloves

1 cup coriander leaves

2 tsp cumin

2 cups cooked chickpeas

2 tsp baking powder

salt and pepper to taste

Tahini Sauce Ingredients

1 1/4 cups Greek yoghurt

1/4 cup tahini paste

2 tbsp lemon juice and zest

– Mix all ingredients together and place in the fridge


  1. Add onions, garlic to a food processor, pulse until finely minced. Remove from theblender and set aside.
  2. To the food processor add the chickpeas, parsley, coriander, salt, chili and cumin and blend lightly (do not blend to a puree).
  3. Return the onion to food processor, add baking powder and flour, pulse the mixture if fully blended (not a sticky puree).
  4. Transfer the mixture to a clean bowl, cover with cling film and refrigerate until required.
  5. Heat a large heavy based frying pan with some sunflower or coconut oil and cook burger size falafels for about five minutes each side or until golden.
  6. Serve with pita bread, or as an alternative a burger, with the tahini sauce, shredded lettuce, sliced tomato, onion confit, Comte cheese slices and avocado. Eat and enjoy!

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