Baked Falafel

Baked Falafel

Healthy falafels that aren't fried, but baked! Delicious and simple, the kids are bound to love them.

These baked falafels are the perfect finger food for your weaning baby and are also great in older kids' lunch boxes. For a tasty baby led weaning meal, serve them with our Coriander and Lime Hummus.

Try them out with your little ones today!

Cook time: 20 minutes
Makes: 4 Adult portions

2 tins of chickpeas
1 small onion 
2 cloves garlic
2 large handfuls each parsley and coriander
2 tsp ground cumin
3 tbsp olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C and line a baking tray with some parchment paper.
  2. Add all of ingredients to your food processor and blend until combined but not completely smooth.
  3. Form the chickpea mixture into your desired shape.
  4. Place on the prepared baking sheet with enough room to roll over each one. Bake about 20 minutes, rolling over each falafel about halfway through to ensure even browning.
Weaning and Storage
6 months+ - Introduce as a finger food for baby to pick up and self feed. Add dips such as our Coriander and Lime Hummus to increase variety.