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Falafel with Lemon-Mint Raita

Servings 2 -3 servings

Ingredients

Falafel:

  • 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons mint
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 tablespoons kumquat's gluten-free all-purpose flour or other gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • Olive oil

Raita:

  • 1/2 cup full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

To make Falafel:

  • Combine all ingredients but olive oil in the container of a food processor. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. Do not process until mixture forms a paste. Allow mixture to remain slightly chunky.
  • Form patties with about 1/3 cup mixture each. Heat enough oil to cover a large skillet (about 1/3 cup). When oil is hot, add patties and cook 3-4 minutes on each side or until browned.

To make Raita:

  • Combine all ingredients. Serve with Falafel.