For a falafel wrap , the filling is tightly wrapped into a flatbread, such as a wheat tortilla. Other falafel ingredients include herbs and spices like cumin, coriander and garlic. Even though falafels are thought to have originated in Egypt, the fritters have become a staple in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine and are found in a variety of vegetarian dishes. Falafel burger is an oversized falafel patty that is served like a burger with various toppings.