Falafel Balls (Raw & Gluten Free)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 86.0
  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 31.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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falafel balls made with sunflower seeds and not baked or cooked. Great on salads! Recipe taken from goneraw.com falafel balls made with sunflower seeds and not baked or cooked. Great on salads! Recipe taken from goneraw.com
Number of Servings: 20


    2 cups sunflower seeds, unsoaked
    1 cup corriander, chopped
    ½ teaspoon ground cumin
    couple pieces onion
    2 tablespoons tahini
    squeeze of lemon
    2 cloves garlic
    1 pinch sea salt


In a blender, Grind sunflower seeds into fine powder first. Soaking these seeds would be best, but you don’t have to. Then just add all other ingredients. Sometimes I add bellpepper, carrots; just whatever I have on hand.
I like to put these in a large collard leaf and stuff it with raw olives, cucumber, red onion, tomatoes, shredded carrots, and beets. Then top it off with tahini dressing mixed with dill and lemon. Its SOO delicious! yummy!

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PESCETARIAN.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Simple and easy. I didn't have fresh coriander and substituted parsley. Still was recognized as falafel by my kids...and they ate it all as lettuce wraps. Amazing! - 2/15/09

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  • I'm new to all this and a bit baffled as the felafel in the picture look fried - how did you get them to look like that??? - 5/12/10

    Reply from KRAVMAGAGIRL (5/12/10)
    Um... OOPS! LOL! I have 2 felafel recipes (one baked, one raw) and put the wrong picture on this one! *hides in shame*

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  • We love this recipe too! Raw Vegan is the best! I have to admit though, yours look much better than ours did. haha - 3/20/09

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