Hara Bhara Kabab- Indian Green Falafel Recipe by Bhavna

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Mar. 20, 2014

A recipe which is easy to prepare and full on with the goodness of fenugreek leaves.


Boiled green peas 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Fenugreek leaves 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (as needed)
Spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs) , blanched
Mint leaves 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (as needed)
Chopped coriander leaves 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (more or less to taste)
Green chili 3 (or to taste)
Boiled chickpeas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Bread slices 2 (as needed)
Potatoes 2 Medium , boiled or steamed, mashed
Garlic paste 1 Tablespoon (as needed)
Ginger paste 1 Tablespoon (as needed)
Coriander cumin powder 1 Teaspoon (as needed)
Garam masala To Taste
Chaat masala 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
Salt To Taste
Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
Sugar To Taste (Optional)
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Vegetable oil/Sunflower oil 1 Teaspoon (For greasing and coating kebab)



1. Preheat oven at 400 degree F.


2. In food processor, add green peas, fenugreek leaves, spinach, mint, coriander, green chili, chickpeas, and bread. Blend and transfer to a bowl.

3. Add mashed potato, ginger, garlic, coriander cumin powder, garam masala, chaat masala, turmeric, salt, sugar, and lemon juice. Mix well.

4. Grease your palm with oil and roll mixture into any shape you like. Insert skewer into each as shown in the video.

5. Coat kebabs with oil, pop in oven and bake for 45 minutes or until done. You may also deep or shallow fry in oil.


6. Serve hot with ketchup, chutney or salad and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 208Calories from Fat 16

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 224 mg9.33%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet