|Red Lentil Balls|
This is a modified Turkish recipe from mercimek köftesi, made with Canadian lentils.
|Red lentils aka Masoor dal||1 cup|
|Whole wheat Couscous||1 cup|
|Onion diced||1 medium|
|Tomato diced||1 large|
Tumeric 1/4 tspPaprika 1/4 tsp
Cumin Powder 1/4 tsp
salt, lemon juice To Taste
chopped fresh parsley and green onions Garnish
Olive Oil 2-3 tsbp
Add chopped tomato, cover cooked till mushy.
Add tumeric, paprika and cumin powder.
Add lentils and 2 cups of water.
Add salt to taste.
Once lentils are cooked though, about 10 min add couscous.
Turn off flame.
Cover and let couscous hydrate. Fluff in between.
Add green onions and cilantro.
Make balls or serve as pilaf.