Falafel

Author: Recipes_kw
3 from 1 vote
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Prep Time 35 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizers, Snacks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 275.75 kcal

Equipment

  • Stove
  • Food Processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup millet raw
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 14 oz chickpeas canned, drained, patted dry
  • 1/2 cup parsley fresh, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup scallions finely sliced
  • 1 tsp coriander ground
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin

Instructions
 

  • Place the millet in a large saucepan along with the water and salt; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 16-20 minutes, until the millet is tender and all the water has been absorbed.
  • Transfer the cook millet to a food processor then add in the chickpeas, parsley, garlic, scallions, and coriander. Process until just combined but still chunky.
  • Form the mixture into about 10 flat rounds.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat and fry the falafel rounds for about 3 minutes on each side. Drain on a rack or over paper towels, then serve either warm or cold. Enjoy!

Notes

Serves well with lettuce, olives, or hummus.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Falafel
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 275.75 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.05g11%
Saturated Fat 0.86g5%
Sodium 163.33mg7%
Potassium 439.18mg13%
Carbohydrates 43.03g14%
Fiber 9.65g40%
Sugar 6.08g7%
Protein 11.6g23%
Vitamin A 720.36IU14%
Vitamin B1 0.2mg13%
Vitamin B2 0.1mg6%
Vitamin B3 1.58mg8%
Vitamin B5 0.54mg5%
Vitamin B6 0.28mg14%
Vitamin C 14.92mg18%
Vitamin E 0.93mg6%
Vitamin K 155.57µg148%
Calcium 79.55mg8%
Copper 0.46mg23%
Folate 215.12µg54%
Iron 4.67mg26%
Manganese 1.3mg65%
Magnesium 78.36mg20%
Phosphorus 233.14mg23%
Selenium 9.05µg13%
Zinc 2.14mg14%
Ess-Methionine 178.12mg
Ess-Tryptophan 122.12mg
Ess-Threonine 423.25mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 633mg
Ess-Arginine 981.38mg
Ess-Lysine 686.5mg
Ess-Leucine 937.12mg
Ess-Isoleucine 496.75mg
Ess-Histidine 310.87mg
Ess-Valine 508.5mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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