Falafels

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Falafels

Falafel

These little delights are tasty, easy and guilt free!

Perfect for your lunch box with a nice Salad or Cous Cous and perfect for finger food at parties.

Serves: 12 Falafels

Ingredients: 1 onion, 1 carrot, 1x 400g can chickpeas, 2 garlic cloves, 1cm piece root ginger, 2 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp ground coriander, 3 tbsp very finely chopped fresh coriander, 1 small egg, Salt, Low calorie oil spray, Paprika and fat-free natural yoghurt, to serve.

Prep: 15 Mins

Cook: 15-20 MIns Gas Mark 6

Directions: 

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C Fan/Gas 6.

Place the onion, carrot, chickpeas, garlic, ginger, cumin, chilli powder and the ground and fresh coriander in a food chopper and blast for 1-2 minutes until blended but still fairly chunky in texture.
Put the mixture into a bowl and lightly beat the egg and add to the mixture. Season with salt and, using your fingers, mix thoroughly to combine. 
Line a baking tray with tinfoil and spray lightly with low cal oil spray. Shape the chickpea mixture into 12 bite-sized balls and place on the prepared baking sheet. Spray lightly with low cal spray and cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes until lightly golden and firm.

Sprinkled with paprika and the yoghurt alongside to dip into.

Yum

 

 

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