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Spicy Falafels with Prune Sauce



300 g canned chickpeas
2 onions
2 cloves of garlic
1 bunch of parsley
2 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. paprika powder
½ tsp. coriander, ground
9-10 tbsp. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
80 g SUNSWEET prunes
1 red chilli pepper
150 g tahini paste
Oil for frying
Salt & pepper


  1. Drain chickpeas and rinse well with cold water. Peel onions and garlic and finely chop together with parsley. Blend chickpeas, onions, garlic, and parsley to a paste in a blender. Add spices and mix well.
  2. Transfer the paste into a bowl and add flour spoon by spoon; stir with a fork. Lastly, mix in the baking powder and stir until smooth. If the dough is too wet, add a little flour.
  3. Finely chop prunes and chilli, mix with tahini paste until smooth.
  4. Form falafel mixture into small balls using a tablespoon. Heat oil in a pot (or deep fryer) to 180° C. Place the balls into the hot oil and fry for about 2-4 minutes until brown and crispy. Drain falafels on paper towel and serve with tahini paste.

Recipe Categories

Canapes and Savoury Snacks, Mains, Starters and Appetizers

Recipe Tags

Under 500 calories,Vegan

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