More details on how to make vegetarian lentil meatballs with rice will be explained below. Lentils For this recipe, use green or red unpolished lentils. Optionally, you can add any spices you like to the minced meat. You can use ready-made sets of spices "for meatballs" or "for meat".
Purpose: For lunch / For dinner
Main Ingredient: Vegetables / Legumes / Cereals / Rice / Lentils
Dish: Hot dishes / Meatballs
Diet: Lean meals / Vegan dishes
- Lentils - 140 Grams
- Rice - 60 Grams
- Wheat gluten - 2-3 tbsp. spoons
- Wheat flour - 1.5 tbsp. spoons
- Vegetable oil - 2 Tbsp. spoons
- Tomatoes - 1 Can (chopped in their own juice)
- Onions - 1/2 Pieces
- Garlic - 1-2 Cloves
- Salt - To taste
- Ground black pepper - To taste
How to make "Vegetarian Lentil Meatballs with Rice"
Prepare all ingredients. Pour boiling water over the lentils and leave for half an hour.
Boil rice according to the instructions.
Grind lentils, onions and garlic in a blender or meat grinder.
Add rice, salt and pepper and stir. Then add dry gluten. Stir again. Minced meat should stick well, but not be too dense.
Roll the minced meat into balls. Put on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes at 200 degrees.
For the gravy, fry the flour with vegetable oil until golden brown.
Add chopped tomatoes in your own juice, stirring constantly with a whisk. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Heat over low heat until thickened. If necessary, you can add some hot water if it is too thick.
Place the meatballs in a skillet and pour over the gravy. Simmer for 15-20 minutes over low heat, covered.
The vegetarian lentil meatballs with rice are ready, bon appetit!