Chickpea Balls
Our beloved chickpea balls, of falafel, made with Horio Graviera cheese, garlic and potato, are served warm with a bowl of fresh yogurt.
Chickpea Balls


500 gr chickpeas (left in the water from the previous day) 2 medium potatoes 1 chopped onion 3 garlic cloves 2 eggs ½ tsp cumin 2 tbsp Horio Sustainable Olive Oil 3 tbsp flour 4 tbsp grated Horio Mature Graviera ½ tbsp fresh parsley, dill and spearmint Salt and Pepper Sunflower Oil or Horio Classic Olive Oil for frying


  1. Boil chickpeas and potatoes in a pot filled with water. Drain.
  2. Put onion, garlic, eggs, cumin, potatoes, Horio Sustainable Olive Oil, salt, pepper, herbs in a blender and mix well. Gradually add chickpeas and blend.
  3. Pour mixture in a bowl and add Horio Mature Graviera cheese, stirring and gradually adding flour.
  4. Form mixture into balls with the help of a spoon. Flour them and fry over medium heat until golden brown.
  5. Serve with yogurt.