Healthy Eating doesn’t have to be boring. This recipe for Beetroot Falafel is taken from The Detox Kitchen Bible By Lily Simpson & Rob Hobson
This recipe is the result of a heroic number of falafel trials. The main reason falafels go wrong is taking a short cut and using tinned chickpeas. This always results in wet, mushy, sad-looking falafels. But if you start with dried chickpeas, you will end up with wonderfully crisp, round, textured falafels. We’ve added beetroot to these for its bright red colour. Beetroot is a rich source of folate, which is used in the production of red blood cells and helps ward off anaemia.
200g dried chickpeas
2 raw beetroots, peeled and finely diced
1 carrot, finely diced
50g cashew nuts
30g home-shelled pistachio nuts
1 tsp olive oil
½ red onion, finely...