Below I will give a detailed description of how to make chickpea meatballs. You can add any spices to the minced meat to your taste, you can take ready-made seasonings for meatballs. Gluten is added to the minced meat to keep the meatballs in shape. If you don't find gluten on the market, you can simply deep-fry the chickpea meatballs and then simmer them in gravy. The combination of chickpeas and rice will provide you with a complete set of essential amino acids in one meal! The meatballs turn out to be hearty and very tasty, they go well with any side dish. In general, I recommend giving it a try!
Purpose: For lunch / For dinner
Main Ingredient: Vegetables / Legumes / Chickpeas
Dish: Hot dishes / Meatballs
Diet: Lean meals / Vegetarian food
- Chickpeas - 1 Glass
- Rice - 1/2 Cup
- Gluten - 3-4 tbsp. spoons (dry)
- Pureed tomatoes - 200 Grams
- Water - 150 Milliliters
- Lean mayonnaise - 4 Tbsp. spoons
- Salt - To taste
- Ground black pepper - To taste
- Onion - 1 Piece
- Garlic - 2 Cloves
How to cook "Chickpea Meatballs"
Prepare all ingredients.
Soak the chickpeas in cold water for 6-8 hours.
Boil rice according to the instructions.
Grind the chickpeas in a meat grinder along with onions and garlic.
Add spices, salt and rice to the minced meat. Stir. Then add dry gluten for stickiness and stir again.
Roll the minced meat into balls. Bake them in the oven for 20 minutes at 200 degrees.
In a skillet, combine mashed tomatoes, water, and lean mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil. Place the meatballs in a skillet, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
Chickpea meatballs are ready, bon appetit!