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Green Chana Falafel Bowl By Chef Pankaj Bhadouria

Green Chana Falafel Bowl

Green Chana Falafel Bowl is a tasty and healthy dish. Chef Pankaj Bhadouria brings the recipe of this nutritious meal bowl to your kitchen.
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Cooking Time

10 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10-15 Min



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  • For Green Chana Falafel Bowl

    • 2 cups soaked green chickpeas

    • 1/4 cup green coriander leaves

    • 1 tsp cumin seeds

    • 1 tsp coriander powder

    • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder

    • 4 garlic cloves

    • salt to taste

    • water as required

    • 2 tbsp olive oil

    • 2 tbsp chopped carrot

    • 2 tsbp green peas

    • 1/4 cup broken wheat

    • 1/4 cup water

    • few lettuce leaves

    • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber

    • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

    • 2 tbsp hung curd

    • 1 tbsp lemon juice

    • 1 tsp chopped dill leaves

    • black pepper powder to taste

    • 2 tbsp olive oil

    • carrot hummus

    • pickled vegetables


  1. 1

    In a grinder jar add soaked green chickpeas, coriander leaves, cumin, coriander powder, black pepper powder, garlic, salt and water and grind it into a coarse paste.
  2. 2

    Remove the mixture in a bowl. Grease your palms with oil and shape the portion of the mixture into a tikki.
  3. 3

    Place them over a lined baking tray and bake them in a preheated oven at 180°c for 20-25 minutes.
  4. 4

    Heat oil in a pan and saute carrots and green peas. Now add broken wheat and saute again. Once the broken wheat changes its color, add water and mix well.
  5. 5

    Cover the pan with a lid and turn off the flame. Let it rest for 8-10 minutes or until broken wheat absorbs all the moisture.
  6. 6

    To make salad, mix some lettuce leaves, cucumber and red bell in a bowl. Keep aside.
  7. 7

    Take another bowl for dressing and mix hung curd, lemon juice, dill leaves, black pepper powder, salt and olive oil until well combined.
  8. 8

    Pour the dressing over the salad and mix well.
  9. 9

    Plate the cooked broken wheat in a serving bowl and top it with falafel, salad, carrot hummus and pickled Vegetables. Green chana falafel bowl is ready to be served.

Green chickpeas are nutrition-packed legumes. They are rich in B-vitamins, proteins and minerals. 

Chef Pankaj uses these green legumes to prepare Green Chana Falafel Bowl, a complete meal in itself. 

She makes a cereal of broken wheat with chopped carrots and green pea, a salad with shredded lettuce, chopped red capsicum, and cucumbers and baked falafel with green chickpeas soaked overnight.

This colourful, delicious, and zesty meal bowl truly packs a punch.

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