Thermomix Chickpea and Rice Balls

chic pea balls

Chickpea and Rice Balls

120 g long-grain white rice
250 g water
20 g olive oil
1 small onion
1 garlic clove
1 red chili (deseeded if preferred)
2 tomatoes
1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 medium egg yolk
15 g chopped coriander leaves
½ tsp paprika
Salt and pepper

TM31 Method
1. Cook rice in simmering basket as per EDC recipe. Allow to cool slightly. Preheat oven to 180 degrees while waiting.
2. Place onion, garlic and chilli in TM bowl and chop for 5 seconds on Speed 7. Sauté for 5 minutes at 100 degrees, Soft Speed.
3. Add chickpeas and tomatoes and mash at Speed 7 for 5 seconds (or until desired consistency).
4. Add cooked rice, egg yolk, coriander, paprika and seasoning and mix for 5 seconds on Speed 4.
5. Divide mixture into 12 equal portions and shape each into a ball. Place on a greased baking tray and bake for 30 minutes or until beginning to brown, turning them over carefully half way through the cooking.
For a finger food option roll into lots of mini balls (as shown).
Mix this recipe up as much as you like adding more rice for a firmer texture or more spices for more kick!

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6 Responses to Thermomix Chickpea and Rice Balls

  1. Sasha says:

    Thanks, this is a great way I can use up last nights extra rice.

  2. They look great. I guess a sweet chili sauce would be a good dipping sauce, or would there be better alternatives you could recommend?

  3. Lin says:

    Looks like an easy,healthy and yummy recipe. It’ll also be nice with a tzatziki type of sauce.

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