Red Lentil Cakes Recipe | LEBANESE RECIPES

Red Lentil Cakes


400 grams red lentil
2 carrots, grated
1 onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
150 grams flour
1 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 dash paprika
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Boil the lentils in a large casserole filled with water, for about 10 minutes

In the meantime, In a casserole heat one tablespoon of oil and fry the carrots, the onion ad garlic for 5 minutes

When the lentils are cooked, drain them and add the cumin, paprika and coriander, then season with alt and pepper and puree them with a hand mixer

Add the flour to the mixture, form a medium sized balls with your wet hand

In a saucepan heat the remaining oil and fry the balls of lentils about five minutes until golden brown, then place on a kitchen towel to absorb the excess of oil

Serve them with plain yogurt, it is so refreshing in this hot weather

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