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Red Lentil Balls

Hem Lata Srivastava
0 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Indian
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Red Lentil 2 cup or 250 grams
  2. sliced Onion 2 large size
  3. chopped Green chili 1 tbsp
  4. red Chili powder 1 tsp
  5. Tomato puree 2 cup
  6. Garam masala 1 tsp
  7. Oil 1 tsp + 1 tbsp
  8. Salt 2 tsp + to taste
  9. Coriander powder 1 tbsp
  10. Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  11. Coriander leaves chopped for garnishing .


  1. Thoroughly wash and soak lentils for at least 4 hours. Grind to make thick batter by adding 2 tsp salt and red lentils.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan and cook batter till it gains a halwa consistency.
  3. Leave it to cook and make small balls out of the mixture. Add oil to a pan and when it heats up add cumin seeds, when they start to splutter, add green chili and onion.
  4. Now add turmeric, coriander and red chili powder. Cook for 2 minutes and add tomato puree. Cook till oil starts to leave the sides.
  5. Stir and add in basil, garam masala and lemon juice. Cook for 2 minutes and turn off the flame. Serve hot with tea.

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