Cauliflower Falafel with Lemon and Tahini Dressing Recipe


Cauliflower Falafel with Lemon and Tahini Dressing Recipe

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Serves: 5-6 people

For Cauliflower Falafel:


1 cauliflower

1 large onion

1 tablespoon fresh coriander

2 tablespoon fresh parsley

2 teaspoon cumin powder

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon ground arrow root

1 large whole free-range egg

1 cup ground almonds (100g)

Olive oil

Salt and black pepper


  1. Wash, trim and cut your cauliflower into florets.
  2. Peel and slice the onion.
  3. Place cauliflower with onion into baking tray, mix with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 10-12 min at 180 degrees C.
  5. Add into your food processor roasted cauliflower and onion, then blitz for few second do not make it smooth. You still want to have some small pieces. Place the mixture in a large mixing bowl.
  6. Wash and chop your herbs (parsley and coriander).
  7. Add into your mixing bowl: parsley, coriander, cumin powder, turmeric powder, garlic powder, ground almonds, ground arrow root, whole egg and salt, then combine all together.
  8. Divide mixture into 10-12 small patties.
  9. Bake for 15 min at 180-200 degrees C or fry them on both sides.

For Tahini Dressing:


4-5 garlic cloves

¾ cup fresh lemon juice

180g tahini paste

1/3 cup water

4 tablespoon agave syrup

2 tablespoon chopped parsley

1 teaspoon sea salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Add all the ingredients into your food processor and blitz until smooth.
  2. Pour into a small jug and drizzle over your falafel when ready to serve.

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 412kcal

Carbohydrates: 22.4g

Of which sugars: 14.8g

Protein: 14g

Fat: 30.8g

*Recipe provided by our chefs at Natural Fitness Food.

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