Fallafel With Hummus

Fallafel with Hummus is a very popular street food in Middle East Countries and it is a national food of Israel. Hummus is a Sauce/Dip accompanied with fallafel. Try this easy recipe and explore famous Mediterranean food.
Fallafel With Hummus

YIELD –1 bowl hummus and 20 balls of fallafel


For Hummus:
Chickpeas - 1/4 cup
Garlic - 2 cloves
Salt as per taste
Pepper Powder - as per taste
Lemon Juice- 1 tbsp
Tahini sauce - 1 tsp (Sesame paste)
Parsley - 1 spring
Olive oil - few drops

For Fallafel:
Chickpeas - 1 cup
Onion - 1 large
Garlic - 3 cloves
Parsley - 1/4 cup chopped
Coriander - 1/2 cup chopped
All purpose flour - 1/2 cup
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Pepper powder as per taste
Salt as per taste
Oil for frying


For Hummus:

  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight. Pressure cook them next day until cooked well.
  2. Add all the ingredients along with chickpeas in a grinder and make a smooth paste. Add water if required. It should get a thick smooth thick water.
  3. Take it out in a serving bowl and Garnish with Parsley leaves. you may also sprinkle chili flakes to add hot flavor.
For Fallafel:
  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight. Pressure cook them next day until cooked well. Drain water and allow it to cool for 30 minutes.
  2. Add chickpeas, onion, garlic, parsley and coriander in a food processor and make a thick paste.
  3. Remove this mixture in a large mixing bowl and add salt, pepper, cumin seeds and all purpose flour and mix well.
  4. Divide this mixture into a small size balls about ping pong size ball and keep aside.
  5. In a deep frying pan heat the oil and fry the fallafel balls until golden brown.
  6. Serve hot with Hummus and tahini sauce.
Fallafel With Hummus


To make a whole meal with it you can add fallafel with hummus in a pita bread with your choice of veggies and wholesome sandwich is ready. 

Or instead of making ball make a tikki from of fallfel and add into a burger and your McFallafel burger is ready.


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