Soorti Dal Falafel
This simple yet delicious snack tastes great with cucumber salad.
Chef Ranveer Brar's Soorti Dal Falafel recipe

- Fusion


- 2

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20 Min


  • For Falafel :½ cup soorti dal boiled
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp chopped onion
  • 3 tsp chopped coriander
  • 4 tsp sesame seeds
  • Few lemon leaves
  • 3 tsp water of lemongrass paste
  • 2 tsp tahina paste
  • 2 tsp Peanuts
  • black pepper to taste crushed
  • salt to taste
  • oil as required
  • 2 tbsp oil for frying
  • For Salad : 1 Cucumber
  • 1 tsp finely chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp tahina paste
  • 1 tsp Peanuts
  • ½ tsp garlic
  • 2 pita breads
  • salt to taste
  • For Garnish: Red chilli powder


  1. 1

    In a blender grind boiled soorti dal, finely chopped garlic, onion, coriander, sesame seeds, few lemon leaves, water of the lemongrass paste, tahina paste, salt and peanuts.
  2. 2

    Transfer this mixture to a deep bowl, and add a little more finely chopped coriander, sesame seeds, a little oil and crushed black pepper.
  3. 3

    Mix it well.
  4. 4

    In a pan, heat oil.
  5. 5

    Take the falafel mixture in scoop shape and then press it from the top to make a fine round flat shape.
  6. 6

    Make the rest of the mixture also this way.
  7. 7

    Fry both sides until the falafel become golden brown.
  8. 8

    Once fried, transfer it to a serving plate.
  9. 9

    For the salad, cut the cucumber into thin circles and place it in a bowl.
  10. 10

    Add cut pita bread.
  11. 11

    Mix it with salt finely chopped coriander, tahina paste, chopped garlic and peanuts.
  12. 12

    Transfer it to a plate.
  13. 13

    Garnish the salad with red chilli powder.
  14. 14

    Serve the soorti dal falafel with the cucumber salad.
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