Falafel with Hummus

Falafel with Hummus

Use nutritious chickpeas to create these tasty falafel with accompanying hummus. Perfect if you're entertaining, either as a starter or a small bite to eat.

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  • Serves4
  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Additional Time30 mins cooling time
  • Cooking Time15 mins


For the Falafel

For the Hummus

  • 250g drained chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 4 tbsp Kikkoman Ponzu Lemon
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • 50ml water
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • Black Pepper for seasoning


Falafel –

Rinse the chickpeas. Finely chop the coriander, parsley, garlic and spring onions.

Put the chickpeas and the chopped ingredients into a food processor and blend to a fine paste. Season with Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Less Salt Soy Sauce, Kikkoman Teriyaki Sauce with Toasted Sesame and cumin. Add the baking powder and gradually add flour to bind the mixture. Place the dough in the fridge to cool.

Make small balls from the cold dough and place in hot oil. Fry until well browned, drain on kitchen paper and serve immediately.

Hummus –

Rinse and drain the chickpeas. Peel and chop the garlic. Add the chickpeas, water, olive oil and garlic to a food processor and blend to a creamy hummus. Season the hummus with Kikkoman Ponzu Lemon, Tahini, Lemon Juice and Pepper. Serve with a dash of olive oil and a sprinkle of sesame seeds and paprika.

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