Thanks a lot Its actually more kind of a creamy color like peanut butter. The sauce gets its magical smell and taste from the spices: cumin, garam masala, turmeric, and fenugreek leaves. Follow along with me as I make this recipe for Chef AJ’s live cooking show in my own kitchen here. I’m going with broccoli and feta pesto here as a testament to how varied and … I probably over processed them. – cooked everything together. Once your mixture is roughly mashed, you form balls and bake them in the oven for about 15 minutes. Am thinking of using some of them for a Chloe inspired meatball sub. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large skillet. Happy to hear you still liked it! For my part, that didn’t happen maybe because I cooked them a little longer in the oven before frying them in the skillet.I feel like I cooked them an extra 10 to 15 mins but I would have to confirm with my partner. I love south Indian food and I am passionate about baking. I have plenty of leftovers so planning to use it with chickpeas for your buddha bowl tomorrow! The balls should be brown and dry and come off the pan easily. – no corn I’m just trying to see if I should double or triple the recipe. Regarding the calories, this is for one serving (not one meatball). Grind all the ingredients listed under “sauce” to a fine paste. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Some of you had trouble with this recipe as the balls were crumbling. Stir in the ginger and garlic and cook 1 minute. Flavor was unaffected and amazing. I know garam masala varies so maybe the new one I bought was not flavorful enough. Had a side of short grain brown rice (it takes 45mins to cook so you gotta be patient) and some naan! Your email address will not be published. The sauce is super versatile, it also goes well with roasted veggies! When ready to bake, start shredding the veggies. Preheat the oven to 200C (400F). I recommend you fry them in a little bit more oil, or try adding more oats to make them a little bit dryer. You can find dried fenugreek leaves here. All no Bueno. Combine all the ingredients together, season to taste then form into small sized balls and place them on a greased baking tray. Hey! Hi Pnina, Heat oil in a pan and add in the chopped garlic, chopped onions and capsicum. Reduce heat to medium; pour remaining barbecue sauce over veggie balls. I love Jacques Pepin and Julia Child. The combination of red kidney beans with brown rice gives them a soft texture, and the addition of mushrooms brings moisture and a meaty texture. I froze the left over sauce and uncooked vegie balls separately. – added sundried tomatoes Connect With Me : This may have helped keep them together because they were soft but did not fall apart. As others have stated the “meatballs” just crumbled into a big mess. Simple, 10-ingredient vegan meatballs with tempeh, vegan parmesan cheese, fresh herbs, and tomato sauce. Thanks for sharing and keep up the good work! So happy to hear you liked the (revised) version Lulu! It’s not a typo, 3 whole onions are needed for this sauce. For the Sauce Experimenting in the kitchen is my passion. It looks delicious from the pictures! Remove from heat and add in the coriander leaves. Just confused and I want to be sure before I jump in. I'm Suguna Vinodh aka Kannamma. – serve with ketchup instead of gravy – the American in me 😛 Its healthy as its baked and not to mention its diabetes friendly – heart healthy recipe. Be careful, the cooking of the rice and the time you process the mixture in the food processor can change the texture of the balls, I recommend you don’t process too much. So happy to hear you liked this Isabelle! After reading comments, I baked the balls for about 15 minutes in a 350 before shallow frying, which is how I typically make my falafel. – took out oil and instead did lemon juice & coconut aminos so crowded but was also a lot of fun. If you are looking for a flavorful and healthy meal with an Indian twist, you should definitely consider trying this one! I wanted to make it just as you had because it was a challenge. Do we need to pressure cook the chickpeas before grinding. Process for about 10 seconds, you should get a soft and slightly chunky mixture. Thanks for your feedback Cathleen, I am going to remake these this week and update the recipe to make sure the balls don’t fall apart. Mix until fully incorporated. Meatballs: Preheat the oven to 425. I didn’t have cumin though 🙁 so I added more garam masala! The balls should be brown and dry and come off the pan easily. They should be soft but still hold their shapes. Meanwhile heat 1 tbsp of olive oil a frying pan. Cook for 5 minutes. this sounds amazing 🙂 i know a german recipe that uses half of the rice raw grinded, mixed with gluten and then simmer the balls gently in veggie broth for 40 min. Place black-eyed peas in large mixing bowl and mash with potato masher to achieve a smooth texture with some lumps. The next day we have lots of leftovers that I am already so excited for. Thanks Lynnie! February 2, 2018 by Suguna Vinodh 15 Comments. 3 whole medium onions in the sauce seems excessive. I'm Thomas, welcome to my blog! I do cook Indian so have most of what’s needed. 😉 Thanks for the feedback! ★☆ Everyone loves these veggie balls! 🙂 Thank you for posting such delicious recipes! Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. I’m so excited to try this! Thankyou. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and add the oat flour. Thanks for your feedback! Do not add any water while grinding. This is a keeper for sure. Heat an oven-safe … Hi, I had the same problem with the balls scrambling in the sauce, and getting stuck during frying. Tx! This recipe serves about 5 people, about 3 balls per person. First make the sauce: heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the onions and red peppers for about 5 mins, until starting to soften. Thanks for sharing the information Caro! This won’t be a problem anymore! I also substituted oat flour with wheat flour and had to use lots more than suggested in order to form the balls. Next, add carrots and mushrooms, and cook for another 7-8 minutes. I just have a query about the sauce. vegan love, I didn’t have time to make the veggie balls but simmered tofu, pumpkin and cauliflower in the sauce. Ok, so I cheated a little bit. ★☆. Mix well to combine. My sister and I are doing weight watchers, and based on my quick read of it, these would be about 3-4 points per serving (without rice on the side). 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