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!

Ingredients

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

Directions

MAKING:

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.

SERVING:

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: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 327Calories from Fat 114

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 255 mg10.63%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet