Carrot and Cumin Falafels

Mouthwatering falafels flavored with carrots, onion and cumin. It will take 20 minutes to prepare and the result will surpass all your expectations.

Carrot and Cumin Falafels

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Serving Size: 10-12


  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 onion
  • 400 g chickpeas
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 tablespoon flour, for dusting your hands.


  1. Add 2 tablespoons oil to a medium skillet and set over medium low heat. Add the chopped onion and grated carrot and sauté for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. When the vegetables become tender, remove from the heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Then add to a bowl, followed by the chickpeas, season with cumin and using a potato masher mix well to combine.
  4. Dust your hands with flour and shape the mixture into small balls.
  5. Add the remaining oil to the skillet and heat over medium heat.
  6. Place the falafels in the hot oil and cook for 3 minutes on each side, until they acquire golden brown crust.
  7. Great to serve with quinoa pilaf.
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