Super Simple Turmeric Falafel (vegan and grain-free)

Super Simple Turmeric Falafel that is vegan and grain-free!

5 from 2 reviews



  • 2 cups dry chickpeas (soaked overnight in medium bowl in warm water, doesn’t matter water amount just make sure they are covered – i did not cook them at all)
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1.5 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 3 tablespoons parsley leaves
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Combine falafel ingredients in food processor and pulse together until ingredients are broken up and well combined (should be about a minute depending on your food processor)
  3. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and spray well to prevent sticking
  4. Using your hands or spoon, scoop about 2 tablespoons of falafel dough and form into small patties and line across the baking tray
  5. Bake in oven for 10 minutes then carefully flip each falafel over and cook in oven for another 10 minutes
  6. Enjoy in a sandwich with pita bread, hummus, lettuce or in greek salad!
  7. *Will stay good in fridge for 5-7 days or you can freeze!