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Indian Style Falafel Wraps / Healthy Veg Cutlet Rolls

Falafel, or falafal is a fritter or a patty made usually with chole/chickpeas and served in a pita which is a flatbread, similar to a kulcha bread. Falafel roll, which you can say is a cousin of frankie and veg kathi roll.. Whether you're on a diet or craving for fast food, this healthy choice is going to make you feel better. Give the veg cutlet roll a miss, and make this for your kids lunch box!
  Chickpeas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (soaked overnight)
  Coriander 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
  Onion 1 Large
  Green chilli 3
  Salt To Taste
  Chili flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard oil 1 Teaspoon
  Besan flour 2 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon (optional)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon (optional)
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
For wraps
  Roti 6
  Lettuce leaves 10
  Mayonnaise To Taste
  Green chutney To Taste
  Chutney To Taste (Sesame)
  Onion rings 12


1. In a blender jar, add the soaked chickpeas, onion, garlic, green chili, and coriander. Blend to a coarse paste without adding water.

2. Transfer the mixture to a bowl, season well with salt, chili flakes, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chili powder and baking soda and lemon juice if using.

3. Heat 1 tsp of mustard oil until smoky, then pour in to the mixture. Also add in the besan and mix well.

4. Make small portions like cutlets and deep fry in medium hot oil until golden brown.

5. Take down into a kitchen tissue and serve hot as they are or in a wrap.


6. For Wrap: take a roti, spread mayo, place some lettuce, smear in some chutneys, a few onion rings, chili and then the falafel.

7. Pour in some more of the chutney, and roll! Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Falafel Wrap
Deep Fried
Kids, Lunch Box, Party, Easy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 327 Calories from Fat 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g7.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.12 mg0.04%

Sodium 255.4 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 11 g21.1%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 38%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 16.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Indian Style Falafel Wraps / Healthy Veg Cutlet Rolls Recipe Video