Best Falafel Black Rice Tabouli Bowl with Ground Cumin

Best Falafel Black Rice Tabouli Bowl with Ground Cumin
Best Falafel Black Rice Tabouli Bowl with Ground Cumin

Best Falafel Black Rice Tabouli Bowl with Ground Cumin

Best Falafel Black Rice Tabouli Bowl with Ground Cumin If you’re in a bit of a rush but don’t want to compromise on flavour, this super quick and easy falafel and black rice vegetarian tabouli bowl should be on your menu.

If you’re in a bit of a rush but don’t want to compromise on flavour, this super quick and easy falafel and black rice vegetarian tabouli bowl should be on your menu.

INGREDIENTS

  • 250 g packet microwave black rice
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Large pinch brown sugar
  • 2 bunches fresh mint, leaves picked
  • 1 bunch fresh continental parsley, leaves picked
  • 2 truss tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 150g (1 cup) baby peas, blanched
  • 225g packet fresh falafel
  • 200g carton hummus
  • Ground cumin, to serve
  • Mixed nuts and seeds, toasted, to serve (optional)

METHOD

Step 1 Cook the rice following packet directions. Transfer to a large bowl. Set aside.

Step 2 Whisk the juice, oil, garlic and sugar in a bowl. Season. Reserve a few small mint sprigs. Chop the parsley and remaining mint. Add the mint, parsley, tomato, onion and peas to the rice. Pour over the lemon dressing. Toss to combine. Divide among serving bowls.

Step 3 Heat the falafel following packet directions. Serve tabouli topped with falafel, hummus and reserved mint sprigs. Sprinkle with cumin and nuts and seeds, if using.