Hemp Falafel with Sunflower Seed Dip

Prep/Cook 5 min/25 min
Total time 30 min
Original author Contentedness Cooking
Recipe type Vegan, Guten Free
Cuisine Lunch or Dinner
Serves 15

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 3 tbsp sunflower seed butter
  • 2 tbsp tamari sauce
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (optional)
  • water to thin

Falafel:

  • 800g caned chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp hemp protein powder (optional)
  • 4-5 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • fresh herbs

 

Instructions

Dressing:

  • Mix all ingredients well together. If the dressing is too thick, use some water to thin.

Falafel:

  • Preheat oven at 200ÂșC.
  • Transfer the chickpeas to a blender and pulse briefly. Then add all other ingredients except for the hemp seeds and process until you have a smooth paste.
  • Prepare a baking tray with baking paper. From the falafel dough, form about 15 balls. Roll them in the hemp seeds to cover, then transfer to the baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes. Turn occasionally so that the brown evenly.