Raw vegan falafels are so delicious and nutritious and you can actually make them in no time and with just a few ingredients. These falafels can also be totally nut-free by just exchanging the almond butter for extra tahini.

Raw Falafel [Vegan, Grain-Free]

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Calories

247

Serves

10 falafel

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Ingredients

For the Falafel:

  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cilantro seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons shallot
  • 2 teaspoons tahini
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter or more tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the Red Cabbage Salad:

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cup red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup green cabbage
  • 10-15 mint leafs

For the Salad Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Pinch salt

For the Tahini Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/2 garlic clove
  • 1/8 cup filtered water
  • Pinch salt

For the Hummus:

  • 15 ounces chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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Preparation

  1. Blend all ingredients in a food possessor until fully combined. Form small falafel balls and sprinkle with some sesame seeds.
  2. Cut the cabbages in small stripes or use a mandolin. Mix in the salad dressing and mix well. Blend the tahini dressing in a food possessor or a blender until smooth. Serve on the side.
  3. Blend all ingredients for the hummus in a food possessor, blend until smooth. Add some water or olive oil if needed.
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 247 | Carbs: 19 g | Fat: 15 g | Protein: 10 g | Sodium: 412 mg | Sugar: 2 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.