Recipe | Vegan Falafels | Gourmand & Gourmet

Recipe | Vegan Falafels

You know what they say - hummus where the heart is!

Add a blissful food coma to your meal plan with this recipe for Miss Bliss‘ vegan falafels.


3 cans chickpeas – rinsed well

2 cups cooked quinoa

½ bunch coriander

½ bunch parsley

¼ red onion

¼ cup tapioca flour

1-2 cloves garlic

Pinch salt

1 lemon – juiced

¾ cups olive oil

½ tablespoons ground cumin

½ tablespoons ground turmeric

½ tablespoons ground coriander


1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees

2. Pulse chickpeas in blender – just break them up, no need to turn them into a paste. Set aside

3. Blend the parsley, fresh coriander, onion, garlic, lemon, olive oil

4. In a large bowl, combine together pulsed chickpeas, blended herb mix, quinoa, spices and tapioca flour – use your hands! Get messy!

5. If you find the mix isn’t holding together – you may need to add a teeny tiny bit more tapioca flour

6. Roll falafels into ball shapes, approximately 40 grams. Place on a lined tray and gently flatted to create a patty shape

7.Bake in over for 15 min or until lightly golden There you have it!