Deep fried patties made from chickpeas and a spicy, tangy salad make an absolutely awesome snack.
Chef Gautam Mehrishi falafel recipe

- 2

Cooking Time

-25-30 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 25 Min


  • 2 to 3 cups boiled chickpeas
  • ½ cup fenugreek leaves
  • 2 to 3 tbsp parsley leaves
  • 1 to 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 to 2 tsp cayenne pepper powder
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • salt
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 Lettuce leaf
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Tahini paste for decoration
  • Mint leaves
  • Sesame oil
  • sliced Tomatoes


  1. 1

    In a mixer add boiled chickpeas, chopped fenugreek leaves, chopped parsley, cumin powder, cayenne pepper powder, black pepper powder, lemon juice and salt.
  2. 2

    Blend the ingredients to form a soft dough.
  3. 3

    Make small dumplings from the dough.
  4. 4

    Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the dumplings.
  5. 5

    Set them aside for cooling on a tissue paper.
  6. 6

    For salad, cut the tomato into fine slices and put into a bowl.
  7. 7

    Finely chop the lettuce leaf and add it to the bowl.
  8. 8

    Add lemon juice, salt and chopped parsley.
  9. 9

    Mix the salad.
  10. 10

    Decorate the serving dish with tahini paste.
  11. 11

    Arrange the falafel and the salad.
  12. 12

    Garnish with mint leaves, sesame oil and tomato slices.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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