Falafel with Tahini Dressing



  • 1 bag or container of falafel mix (Abdal's Gourmet Catering)
  • Equal amount of warm water
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • ¼ cup yoghurt (omit to make vegan/dairy free)
  • 2 TBS water
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ clove garlic 
  • 2 TBS of sliced parsley
  • Paprika and olive oil to garnish


  1. Measure falafel mix in a measuring jug, and then pour into a bowl.
  2. Measure the same quantity of warm water and combine in the bowl.
  3. Set aside for 20 minutes.
  4. Stir well.
  5. Heat coconut oil in a fry pan on a medium heat.
  6. Mold heaped tablespoon amounts of the falafel and place in the oil.
  7. Cook falafel in the oil until browning. Using a spatula, loosen the falafel from the bottom of the pan and flip. Brown again on this side.
  8. Remove from the pan. And repeat until all the falafel is cooked.
  9. Combine the remaining ingredients (apart form garnish) in a bowl. Serve and top with the paprika and a swirl of olive oil.
  10. Enjoy while warm.


Recipe from Jamalia Edwards.


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