Crispy Insect falafel

Buffalo worm falafel are a kind of meat-free meatballs, a great dish on its own as part of a tapas platter or in a pita bread filled with fresh lettuce and chilli mayo. They are high in protein, vitamins and fibre. 

200 gr chickpeas
1 small onion
2 cloves of garlic
1/4 tsp chilli flakes
1,5 tsp ground coriander seeds
1,5 tsp ground cumin
1,5 tsp salt
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp. flour (can be replaced with oats, quinoa flour or another type of flour.) 
4 tbsp. breadcrumbs (can be replaced with oats)  
3-5 tbsp. buffalo worm flour (get it here
1 dl water
Approx. 4-5 dl oil for frying (coconut or vegetable oil) 


Mix all the ingredients in a food processor and form the mass with a spoon into small balls. Make sure the oil is hot and fry the falafel until golden (approx. 2-3 minutes). 

crispy falafel with insects