Falafels with Yogurt-Dill Sauce


These falafels are packed with flavor! Your family will love them! Wrap in tortilla and top with yogurt sauce. Add other toppings such as tomatoes, lettuce and shredded cheddar cheese.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and mashed with fork

  • ¾ cup panko bread crumbs

  • 1 small unpeeled red potato, shredded

  • ¼ cup diced red onion

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup panko bread crumbs

  • 1 cup canola oil for frying

  • 1 cup plain yogurt

  • cup finely chopped fresh dill

  • ½ lemon, juiced

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Combine chickpeas, 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs, red potato, red onion, garlic, egg, 1 tablespoon olive oil, cilantro, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, cumin, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl.

  2. Form mixture into 2-inch patties. Place 1/4 cup panko crumbs in a shallow bowl. Gently press patties into the crumbs to coat.

  3. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Fry patties in the hot oil until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side. Set patties aside.

  5. Stir yogurt, dill, lemon juice, garlic salt, and white pepper together in a bowl. Serve sauce drizzled over falafels.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

329 Calories
13g Fat
49g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 329
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 780mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 14mg 69%
Calcium 163mg 13%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 538mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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