Falafel sandwiches are very popular snacks. Falafel is basically a fried patty made from chickpeas or fava beans. It is an Egyptian cuisine and is a famous fast food in the Middle Eastern countries. These falafels can be eaten with sauces like Tahini, or even with wraps and breads. If you're wondering about a falafel sandwich's nutrition, then the answer would be: falafels are very healthy snacks because they contain beans, which are high protein sources. Moreover, the falafel sandwich calories depend on what ingredients you use. For more information on this, you can have a look at calories in falafel. So, are you ready to learn recipes for making falafel sandwiches? Then here are some delicious recipes for you.

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Falafel Sandwich Recipes

Recipe #1

Ingredients

Vegetable oil - 1 tablespoon
Green onions (chopped) - 2
Fresh mushrooms (diced) - ¾ cup
Garlic cloves (chopped) - 3
Garbanzo beans - 1 (15.5 ounce) can
Fresh cilantro (chopped) - 1½ tablespoons
Fresh parsley (minced) - 1½ teaspoons
Curry powder
Ground cumin - ½ teaspoon
Dry bread crumbs - ½ cup
Egg whites - 2
Vegetable oil - 2 tablespoons
Procedure

Take a large skillet and heat one tablespoon of oil in it. Heat the oil over medium-high heat and then add mushrooms, green onions and fry them to attain a tender texture. Keep stirring the mixture. Then add canned garbanzo beans (along with the liquid) and garlic to the container of food processor. Blend the mixture to make it smooth and then transfer it to a medium-sized bowl. Now, add onions and mushrooms to the garbanzo mixture and combine parsley, cilantro, curry powder and cumin to it. Mix the ingredients properly and then add egg whites and bread crumbs. Cover the bottom of the large skillet with oil and heat the oil. Prepare balls from the garbanzo mixture and make flat patties from it. Fry these patties in the heated oil and fry until both sides of the patties turn brown. Your falafels are ready, put them in pita bread or round buns.

Recipe #2

Ingredients

Sturdy pitas - 2
Freshly fried falafel - 8-10 warm
Hummus - ½ cup
Greek yogurt - ½ cup
Red cabbage (thinly sliced) - ½ cup
Carrots - ½ cup
Mixed baby greens - ½ cup
Lemon - 1
Banana peppers (pickled) - 2
Turnip spears (pickled) - 4
Tahini sauce
Hot sauce
Kosher salt

Procedure

In a small mixing bowl combine mixed baby greens, lemon juice and Kosher salt. Heat the oven at low and warm the pita bread in it. Then remove them from the oven and slice the top of them to create a pocket. Apply a thick layer of hummus and fill the pocket of the pita bread with the fried falafels. Then drizzle Tahini sauce and top the falafels with baby greens, cabbage and carrot. Garnish the sandwich with pickled turnip and serve the yummy falafel sandwich.

Recipe #3

Ingredients

Whole wheat pitas - 4
Baking soda - ¼ teaspoon
Tahini - 2 tablespoons
Table salt - ¼ teaspoon
Ground cumin - 1 teaspoon
Garlic clove (minced) - 1 medium
Chickpeas (rinsed and drained) - 15½ ounces canned
Onion (chopped) - ¼ cup
Parsley (chopped) - ¼ cup
Ground coriander - ¼ teaspoon
All-purpose flour - 1 tablespoon
Fresh lemon juice - 1 tablespoon
Water - 2 tablespoons
Lettuce
Procedure

To prepare this falafel sandwich, preheat the oven to 400 degree Fahrenheit. Then add onion, parsley, garlic, cumin, salt, coriander and baking soda to the container of the food processor. Then blend the mixture to form a puree and then transfer it to a large bowl. Combine flour to this mixture and form patties from it. Grease an ovenproof skillet with cooking spray and keep it over medium-high heat. Then add patties to the skillet and cook the patties to attain a golden brown color. Then transfer this pan to oven and bake the patties for about 10 minutes. Meanwhile prepare Tahini dressing by adding lemon juice, water and Tahini in a bowl. Now to prepare the sandwiches, take 2 lettuce leaves and place them in each pita bread. Then place a falafel in each pita bread and drizzle one tablespoon of Tahini dressing over each sandwich. 

These were some simple falafel sandwich recipes for you. So, rush to your kitchen and prepare these sinfully tasty falafels. Happy Cooking!