Chickpea Fritters with Cumin Spiced Yogurt

This playful take on Falafel, can be enjoyed as an appetizer or made into a full meal when made into a pita with fresh lettuce, red onions, cucumber, and the spiced yogurt.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 336 kcal



For Chickpea Fritters

  • 1 can Canned Chickpeas, 16 oz can
  • 3 each Garlic Clove, finely chopped
  • 10 turns Black Pepper, freshly cracked
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 4 tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • 20 g Fresh Parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Powder
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1/8 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 each Large Egg
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • Vegetable Oil Spray as needed

For the Cumin Spiced Yogurt

  • 1/2 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice


  • Combine all of the spiced yogurt ingredients in a small bowl and mix until well combined.
    1/2 cup Plain Yogurt, 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin, 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Pour the chickpeas in a colander and rinse under cold water before thoroughly draining.
    1 can Canned Chickpeas, 16 oz can
  • To make a flavorful mixture, combine chickpeas, garlic, parsley, salt, black pepper, cumin, coriander, flour, baking powder, egg, and cayenne powder in a food processor. Pulse the ingredients until they form a thick, sandy mixture similar to wet sand.
    3 each Garlic Clove, finely chopped, 10 turns Black Pepper, freshly cracked, 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt, 4 tbsp All Purpose Flour, 20 g Fresh Parsley, finely chopped, 1/4 tsp Cayenne Powder, 2 tbsp Fresh Cilantro, roughly chopped, 1/8 tsp Baking Powder, 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin, 1 each Large Egg, 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • Evenly divide the chickpea mixture into 6 even balls roughly the same size as a gold ball. Gently form each ball into a pattie about a 1/2 inch thick. Place the patties on a parchment lined tray or plate.
  • Preheat the Typhur Dome to 430°F/220°C. (Around 5 minutes)
  • Lightly coat the cooking tray with vegetable spray before adding the chickpea fritters to the cooking tray. Make sure to leave space between the fritters. Return the tray back to the Typhur Dome.
    1/2 cup Plain Yogurt, 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin, 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Using a spatula, flip each fritter midway through the cooking time. Return the fritters back to the Typhur Dome and continue to cook.Temperature: 430 °F Time: 8 minutes
  • Using a spatula, gently remove the fritters from the Typhur Dome to a serving tray or plate.
  • Enjoy these delicious fritters with a generous amount of the cumin spiced yogurt.


Calories: 336kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 21gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 1305mgPotassium: 792mgFiber: 15gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 650IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 302mgIron: 7mg
Keyword Air fryer, Fast food
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