VEGGY Hot+Spicy Linsenbällchen mit Pistazienkruste

Lentil Balls with a Pistachio Crust

3040 Min

These deliciously soft lentil balls with a pistachio crust and a fresh yogurt dip evoke dreams of Arabian Nights. The interesting combination of ingredients in our Veggy Hot + Spicy mix, including chili, paprika, coriander, Ceylon cinnamon and hemp protein, guarantees a hot and spicy flavor. 

Ingredients 4 Portions


  1. 1

    Cook the lentils according to the instructions on the packaging and allow to cool. Finely blend the lentils with the tofu, tomato puree, lemon juice, Veggy Hot & Spicy, linseed, garlic and water. Season the mixture with sea salt and ground pepper.

  2. 2

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (356°F).

  3. 3

    Mix the flour with the sea salt, ground pepper and almond milk until it forms a smooth paste. Place the chopped pistachios in a bowl.

  4. 4

    Shape the lentil mixture into small balls by hand, using 1 tbsp. for each ball. Repeat the process with the remaining mixture. Roll the balls in the flour mixture first and then in the pistachios.

  5. 5

    Place on a baking tray lined with baking parchment and bake for 25 minutes at 180°C (356°F) using the conventional oven setting. Meanwhile, mix all the ingredients for the yogurt dip.

  6. 6

    Serve the balls warm with the dip and enjoy.