Teff Falafel


  • 350g Chickpeas
  • 250g Brown Teff Seed
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • 250g Onion
  • 80g Gluten Free Flour
  • 70g Parsley
  • 50g Fresh Coriander
  • 6g Cumin
  • 6g Ground Coriander
  • 2g Pepper
  • 14g Salt
  • 5g Baking Powder
  • 5g Sodium Bicarbonate


  1. Soak the chickpeas over night.
  2. Cook the brown teff seeds on the stove top in a pot with 375g of water for 7 – 8 mins, remove from the stove top and leave to rest for another 8 – 10 mins. Leave teff to cool.
  3. In a blender, blend the chickpeas, garlic, onions, parsley and coriander.
  4. Add the teff seeds in with the rest of the ingredients.  Mix well- roll into small balls and lightly flatten them (approx. 40g each).
  5. Deep fry in oil for 1 1/2 mins. Recipe can be used in salads or served with dips. Enjoy!