Lentil Masala

Lentil ‘Meatballs’ with Garam Masala

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WHOLE: Bowl Food for Balance

By Melissa Delport

Published 2018

  • About

Learning how to make these meatballs will come in handy because they’re also great as an afternoon snack if you keep them in the fridge.

They’re like little balls of protein so will give you energy at any time of the day.


Lentil Meatballs

  • 1 cup uncooked brown lentils
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 2


In a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat, add the lentils and stock. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for about 30 minutes until softened. If the liquid runs low, top it up with hot water. If there’s any excess liquid once the lentils are cooked, drain and set the lentils aside.

Meanwhile, in a large frying pan over medium heat, add 1