The falafel chickpea wraps are simple and easy to make. Yet, delicious in taste. Chickpea falafel wraps can be healthy for weight loss and diabetes management if prepared with the right ingredients and portion control. Here’s a basic recipe for chickpea falafel wraps, along with some tips to make them suitable for a weight loss and diabetic-friendly diet.
Chickpea falafel wraps for diabetics | Falafel wraps for weightloss
- Food processor
- Big bowl
- non-stick pan
For chickpea falafel
- 100 gms chickpeas soaked, boiled
- 1/4 cup onion chopped
- 1/4 cup coriander chopped
- 2 tbsp garlic chopped
- 1 tbsp peanuts roasted & coarsely crushed
- 1 tsp cumin powder
- 1 tsp chaat masala
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- salt to taste
- olive oil for shallow frying
- cucumber sliced
- tomatoes sliced
- onion sliced
- red/ yellow/ green bell pepper sliced
- sugar-free yogurt
- lemon juice
- For making falafels, add all the falafel ingredients in the food processor. Mix until a proper dough is formed.
- Now, shape the mixture in small patties or whatever shape you like.
- now, take a non-stick pan or griddle. And, grease the pan with olive oil with the help of a brush. Instantly, place the chickpeas patties on it.
- cook the patties till the color changes to golden brown and crispy from both sides.
- while the falafel patties are cooking, let's make the toppings and fillings ready.
- Lastly, assemble the wheat wraps or lettuce wraps by placing a few falafel patties in the center of each wrap.
- Also, add sliced cucumber, onion, tomatoes. Or, whatever salad you have with you.
- Finally, drizzle a small amount of yogurt. And also, squeeze fresh lemon for some tangy flavor.
- At last, carefully wrap or fold the contents and you are ready to enjoy healthy chickpea falafel wraps.
- Firstly, you can add as many vegetables as you want to make them more healthy.
- Secondly, you can use lettuce in place of wrap. Or, wheat wraps in place of refined flour wraps.
- thirdly, different vegetables and toppings can be used to make them more flavorful and tasty.
- Lastly, kabuli chana has a very low glycemic index of 33. so, this recipe is worth trying for people who are diabetics.