Broccoli Falafel Balls

Broccoli Falafel Balls


400g McCain Broccoli Florets

1 medium size red onion chopped

2 cloves garlic chopped roughly

1 small bunch coriander finely chopped

1 tin chickpea drained

2 teaspoons chilli flakes

2 teaspoons cumin powder

1 teaspoon lemon juice

Salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons flour

Oil for frying


Makes 20 - 24 portions


Prep Time: 15 - 20 minutes
Total Time: 3 - 5 minutes

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius 
  2. Roast the Broccoli for approximately 20 minutes 
  3. Once the broccoli has cooled, transfer the broccoli into a food processor 
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients except the flour and blend well until everything is finely ground 
  5. Add flour to help hold the mixture together 
  6. Heat oil in a pot on medium to high heat and once heated, scoop the mixture and form balls and drop gently into hot oil 
  7. Fry for about 2 - 3 minutes until golden brown. 
  8. Drain on paper towels 
  9. Serve hot with some garlic mayo or sauce of choice 
  10. Enjoy with family and friends :)

Photo & Recipe: @Apriena (on Instagram) [CREDIT] 

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