Duration: 25 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 15


  • 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas
  • 1 small onion
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 5 tbsp. flour
  • 2 Tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper


1 Drain and rinse chickpeas, set aside.

2 In food processor finely chop all other ingredients.

3 Add chickpeas to processor to mash.

4 Adjust seasoning to taste and let sit for at least 2 hours.

5 Heat frying pan with a nice layer of oil.

6 Roll about 15 balls from the batter and fry until browned on all sides.

7 Serve with all the fixings.

Originally published on April 25th, 2010


Tamar is the Executive Editor of JOYofKOSHER.com.  She recently moved from New York City to Beer Sheva, Israel.  She is the mother of three amazing children, a registered dietitian, nutrition educator, and major foodie!!  Always on the search for the best of everything and often found in the kitchen cooking up new healthy foods, Tamar loves to travel with her family and visits kosher restaurants wherever she goes. Although she loves the sights, she spends more time talking about the restaurants and food she ate! As a mom and a nutritionist, Tamar tries to balance her passion for healthy cooking with her insatiable desire for chocolate!