Falafel in wraps

By Drum Digital
28 April 2015

Looking for a great falafel recipe? This is the one to make if you want your guests to beg for more.

Serves: 6

Preparation: 15 min

Cooking: 3 min

60 ml (¼ c) tahini

10 ml (2 t) ground cumin

20 ml (4 t) lemon juice

1 clove garlic

handful parsley, roughly chopped

salt and pepper to taste


400 g chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 slice of bread, soaked in milk

salt and pepper to taste

handful of coriander, roughly chopped

10 ml (2 t) ground cumin

oil for frying

wraps and microgreens, to serve

1. Combine tahini, cumin, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper in a food blender and blend until smooth, adding enough water to get a creamy consistency. Set aside.

2. Falafel: Place all the falafel ingredients in a food blender and pulse until just mixed. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

3. With wet hands, form balls from the chickpea mixture. Heat the oil in a saucepan, fry the falafels in batches for 3 minutes and drain on paper towel.

4. Fill the wraps with the greens and falafels, drizzle with tahini sauce and serve warm.

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