• 400g Can of chick peas (~240g drained)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Large bunch of coriander
  • Medium bunch of parsley
  • 1.5 tsp Cumin seeds, roughly ground
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds, roughly ground
  • 1/2 Onion, grated
  • 50g Plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • Oil for frying
  • Sesame seeds (optional)
  • Salt and pepper


  • STEP 1
    Drain chick peas, pat dry and add to food processor with onion and garlic. Pulse to a more or less smooth texture. Decant to mixing bowl.
  • STEP 2
    Add the rest of the dry ingredients to the bowl and mix well. Shape into walnut sized balls then flatten slightly to give a disc twice as wide as it is high. Dip into sesame seeds to cover if using.
  • STEP 3
    Heat the oil and fry in batches flipping to ensure they're golden brown on both sides and drain on some kitchen paper.

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