Learn how to recreate the flavors of the iconic Malmรถ falafel. A recipe that has followed in generations from Lebanon to Malmรถ, and recently Japan.


  • 250 g dried chickpeas
  • 1/4 leek
  • 1 ยฝ dl leaf parsley (preferably stems)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ยฝ msk salt
  • 0,5 dl carbonated water (can be exchanged for 1 tablespoon of baking soda)
  • Cumin
  • Coriander
  • Black pepper
  • Marjoram
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Eventually 1-2 tablespoons of flour

How to

  1. Soak chickpeas in lukewarm water one day in advance.
  2. Mix everything but water and flour and blend in a form of mixer.
  3. Add carbonated water and keep mixing around until firm.
    (If the mixture feels loose – add flour)
  4. Shape falafel balls with the help of two spoons.
  5. Fry the falafel balls in oil for an average of 4 minutes.


Serve your falafel with preferred sauces, bread and anything else you might want it with.


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