Peacocking Falafel Wrap

Peacocking Falafel Wrap

Lovely falafel with smooth taco hummus and a crispy cucumber salad – all in loud clothes.

Ingredients

  • 10 Santa Maria Veggie Tortillas, carrot

  • 50 freshly made falafels

  • Taco Hummus*

  • Cucumber Salad*

  • 200 g Santa Maria Taco Sauce

  • 150 g iceberg lettuce, finely chopped

  • 20 g fresh coriander, as garnish

Falafel
  • 2 kg chickpeas, soaked overnight and rinsed (you can use half amount canned and half raw)

  • 1 large onion

  • 200 g parsley

  • 5 garlic cloves

  • 2 chilies, red or green

  • 6 tsp Salt

  • 4 tsp Santa Maria Black pepper, grounded

  • 6 tbsp Santa Maria Cumin

  • 2 tbsp baking soda

  • 2 tsp Santa Maria Bicarbonate

  • 400 ml water

  • 1 lemon, zest and juice

Taco Hummus
  • 500 g chickpeas, rinsed

  • 100 ml olive oil

  • 100 ml lemon juice

  • 50 g Santa Maria Taco Spice Mix

Cucumber Salad
  • 1 cucumber, deseeded and cut into small cubes

  • 1 red onion, finely chopped

  • 100 g Santa Maria Frozen Avocado, diced

  • 50 ml Santa Maria Green Jalapeños, chopped

  • 20 ml lime juice

How to prepare

  1. Deep-fry or reheat the falafels.

  2. Spread each tortilla with hummus.

  3. Add salad and 5 falafels.

  4. Finish with taco sauce and fresh coriander.

  5. Wrap and serve with Cucumber Salad.

Falafel
  1. Mix chickpeas, onion, parsley, chili, garlic and water in a food processor.

  2. Add spices, lemon, baking soda and bicarbonate to the batter.

  3. Let the falafel batter rest in refrigerator, preferably for a couple of hours.

  4. Shape the falafels by using two spoons, put them on a tray.

  5. Deep-fry them in oil (approx. 180°C) for 1–2 minutes depending on shape and size.

Taco Hummus
  1. Mix all ingredients in a food processor until you have a smooth batter. If the chickpeas are too dry to blend, add 50–100 ml water.

  2. Keep the hummus cold until serving.

Cucumber Salad
  1. Dice or chop all vegetables

  2. Mix all ingredients gently.

  3. Store cold until serving

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