1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained

1 onion, chopped

½ cup fresh parsley

2 cloves garlic, chopped

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1 teaspoon salt

1 dash pepper

1 tablespoon olive oil

oil for frying



1 (6 ounce) container plain yogurt

½ cucumber chopped

1 teaspoon dried dill weed

salt and pepper to taste

1 tablespoon mayonnaise



  1. In a large bowl combine chickpeas, onion, parsley, garlic, cumin, coriander, salt, olive oil and pepper until thick mix with hand blender. Make 8 balls and then flatten into patties.
  2. Heat 1 inch of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry patties in hot oil until brown on both sides.
  3. In a small bowl combine yogurt, cucumber, dill, salt, pepper and mayonnaise. Chill for at least 30 minutes. Serve with falafel.