Hemp Protein Falafel Recipe

Hemp Protein Falafel
  • Hemp Protein Falafel
  • Hemp Protein Falafel
  • Hemp Protein Falafel

Hemp Protein Falafel

Packed full of plant protein and bursting with spicy flavours, these Hemp protein falafel balls are perfect to enjoy in pitta bread with hummus and salad. Rolling the falafel in hemp seeds gives them a nutty crunch.

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 35-40 min
  • Serves: Makes 14 balls
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How to make


2 x 400g tin of chickpeas

4 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp ground cumin

2 tsp ground coriander

2 tbsp tahini

1 tbsp Naturya Hemp Protein Powder

2 tbsp gram flour or spelt flour

Handful of cilantro, roughly chopped

100g hemp seeds, to coat

Pinch of salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 200° (fan oven)
  • Grease a baking tray with olive oil
  • Place all the ingredients into a food processor, except for the chickpeas and hemp seeds
  • Pulse the ingredients until a dough like consistency is formed and the ingredients are well mixed
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Add the chickpeas and pulse a few times to form a chunky mix
  • Tip the hemp seeds onto a plate
  • Roll 1 tbsp of the falafel mixture into a ball and roll it in the hemp seeds, then place on the baking tray
  • Repeat this process until you have used up the mixture
  • Place the baking tray into the heated oven
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes until the falafel turn a golden-brown colour
  • Remove the baking tray from the oven
  • Leave the falafel to cool on a wire rack for at least 5 minutes before serving

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