Quinoa falafels

These Quinoa falafels served with kale chips, cauliflower and hummus are delicious.

You´ll only need few ingredients and they are very easy to make.

Ingredients for the falafels:

  • 1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour (or another flour)
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • A pinch of salt, sea salt or Himalayan


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, preheat oven to 190ºC (375ºF) and line a baking sheet with baking parchment paper.
  2. Once skillet is hot, add onions and sauté for 4-5 minuts, or until slightly golden brown.
  3. Add garlic and sautéed for 2 more minutes then remove from heat and turn off stove top.
  4. Add all the ingredients (including garlic and onion) in a food processor and process until thoroughly combined.
  5. Taste the seasonings and add more salt if needed.
  6. Form your dough into balls and place them on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes and while you can start preparing the tahini dressing mixing all ingredients in a bowl with the help of a spoon.
  8. Remove the falafels from oven and let cool slightly.
  9. Place all the ingredients in a bowl and enjoy this delicious Buddhabowl.