Stovetop, Blender, Frying pan, Fine-mesh sieve
Prepare the couscous according to the package instructions.
Wash & dice the cucumber.
Peel & chop the onion.
Chop the mint & parsley.
Drain the chickpeas.
In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, garlic, flour & cumin. Add half of the onions. Add half of the mint & parsley. Season with salt & pepper.
Pulse until it forms a coarse & crumbly texture.
Roll spoonfuls of the mixture between the palms of your hands, forming falafel balls.
Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the falafel balls. Cook them for 1-2 min on all sides. They should be golden brown.
Transfer the falafel to a paper towel-lined plate.
Add the diced cucumber to the couscous. Add the remaining onion, parsley & mint.
Squeeze in the lemon (optional). Add a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt & pepper. Mix it all together.
In a small bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, salt, pepper & another drizzle of olive oil.
Serve the herbed couscous alongside the falafel. Add a dollop of the yogurt sauce to all. Garnish with extra lemon wedges (optional). Enjoy!
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On average, one serving of the recipe "Falafel Plate" contains 513 Energy, 13 g of Fat, 76 g of Carbohydrates, 19 g of Protein, 10 g of Fiber.