Smoked Falafel (No Frying)

The next time you are craving falafels, put away your deep fryer, roll out your Z Grill and give this recipe a shot.

To most Aussies, meat and BBQ-ing come hand-in-hand. The beauty of the Z Grill wood pellet smoker is that it is so much more versatile than your ordinary gas BBQ. Cook a range of foods such as desserts and even this smoked falafel.


  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon olive or avocado oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon of Lane’s Sweet and Sour Seasoning
  • 1 pinch of cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 Tablespoons plain flour
  • cooking spray


  • Fire up your Z Grill pellet smoker and preheat to 176°C
  • Blitz together onion, garlic, parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, coriander, cayenne, and Lane’s Seasoning. Add chickpeas and blitz until you get the consistency you desire.
  • Mix through baking soda and flour. Scoop balls of the mixture, forming patties and place on oil sprayed baking paper.
  • Bake in Z Grill at 176 °C for 25 minutes making sure to flip halfway.
  • Serve smoked falafels warm.


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