Slimming World Falafels

Welcome to a flavourful journey into the world of Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels! These Middle Eastern delights are more than just a snack; they’re a culinary adventure waiting to happen. Join us as we delve into the heart of this wonderful recipe.

About the Recipe

Picture aromatic chickpeas, infused with a blend of tantalising spices, shaped into perfect bite-sized morsels, and baked to crispy perfection. That’s the essence of Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels. Versatile, satisfying, and oh-so-delicious, they’re the epitome of Middle Eastern cuisine.

Variations and Add-ins

While traditional falafels are already bursting with flavour, there’s always room for experimentation. Consider adding fresh herbs like parsley or cilantro for an extra kick. You can also toss in some diced onions or garlic to elevate the taste to new heights.

Make it Vegetarian

Slimming World Falafels are inherently vegetarian, making them a guilt-free option for plant-based eaters. Just skip the egg, and you’re good to go! Pair them with a crisp salad or stuff them into a warm pita for a satisfying meal that’s sure to please even the staunchest carnivore. If you are wondering if Slimming World Falafels are vegan, the answer is no, however, continue reading to find out how to make them vegan.

Make it Vegan

For those following a vegan lifestyle, fear not! With a simple substitution of binding agents like flaxseed meal or chickpea flour, you can easily transform these falafels into a vegan delight. Serve them alongside creamy hummus and fresh veggies for a complete plant-based feast.

Extra Toppings

Take your falafel experience to the next level with an array of delicious toppings. From tangy tzatziki to spicy harissa sauce, the possibilities are endless. For a burst of freshness, add sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, and a sprinkle of sumac for that authentic Middle Eastern flair, or even sprinkle with pomegranate, the jewel of Middle East.

Equipment Needed

To embark on your falafel-making journey, you’ll need a few key tools. A sturdy food processor is essential for achieving that perfect texture, while a sharp knife and chopping board ensure precise ingredient preparation. Don’t forget a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat for effortless cleanup.

Other Dishes

While falafels shine as a standalone dish, they also play well with others. Pair them with fluffy couscous and roasted vegetables for a hearty meal that satisfies both vegans and omnivores alike. Or, for a lighter option, serve them atop a crisp salad drizzled with lemon vinaigrette for a burst of flavour in every bite.

Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels Recipe

Without further ado, here’s the recipe for Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels. Whip up a batch today and treat your taste buds to a culinary delight that’s as wholesome as it is delicious.

Cumin Scented Falafels

Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels

Now for a snack or even as part of a meal, these Slimming World Cumin Scented Falafels are some of the BEST I have ever eaten. Why not give them a try?
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Lunch, Main Course, Main Dish, Snack
Cuisine Dinner, Lunch, Middle East, Slimming World
Servings 4 people
Calories 340 kcal


  • Food Processor


  • 800 g Chickpeas Drained and rinsed
  • 50 g Onion Peeled and finely chopped
  • 100 g Carrot Peeled and grated
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Peeled and finely chopped
  • 22 g Ginger (Fresh) Peeled and finely grated
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • Pinch Salt
  • Frylight


  • Place the onion, carrot, chickpeas, garlic, ginger, cumin, chilli powder and the ground and fresh coriander in a food processor. Pulse and process for 1-2 minutes until blended but still fairly chunky in texture.
  • Transfer the mixture into a mixing bowl. Lightly beat the egg and add to the mixture. Season with salt and, using your fingers, mix thoroughly to combine. Cover and chill in the fridge for 6-8 hours to firm up and allow the flavours to develop.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas 6. Line a large baking sheet with baking parchment and spray lightly with low calorie cooking spray. Shape the chickpea mixture into 24 bite-sized balls and place on the prepared baking sheet. Spray lightly with low calorie cooking spray and cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes until lightly golden and firm.
  • Serve warm, sprinkled with paprika and serve with salad, pita and enjoy.


*Prices correct as of February 2024
1024 kcal
20 kcal
35 kcal
Garlic Clove
2 clove
96 kcal
Ginger (Fresh)
18 kcal
Cumin – Ground
2 tsp
16 kcal
Chilli Powder
1 tsp
8 kcal
Coriander (Ground)
5 kcal
1 medium
131 kcal
1 tsp
5 kcal
  1358 kcal
  340 kcal
Keyword Dinner, Lunch, Middle East, Slimming World

I hope you’ve enjoyed this culinary excursion into the world of Slimming World Falafels. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a novice cook, there’s something truly special about crafting your own falafels from scratch. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and let’s get cooking! And if you’re hungry for more vegetarian delights, be sure to check out my Roasted Vegetable Pasta Bake recipe for another mouthwatering meal that’s sure to impress. Until next time, happy cooking!

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