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Veggie Balls Recipe

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A delicious way to prepare vegetables that the whole family will enjoy. This is a guide about veggie balls recipe.
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August 20, 2016

Here's a money saving healthy treat. This recipe is good for those parents who are having a hard time introducing vegetables to their kids.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 20 balls

Link: http://www.fao.org/traditional-crops/moringa/en/

Ingredients:

  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1/4 kg carrots
  • 1/4 kg squash
  • 5 stalks moringa leaves* (optional)
  • 1 bulb garlic
  • 1 piece white onion
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 kg flour
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 3 pinch pepper
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1/4 kg bread crumbs

*Moringa is commonly known as "drumstick tree". The green leaves have lots of health benefits. The leaves are small so they can be added directly to the mixture. When moringa is dried, the leaves can be easily turned into powder.

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Steps:

  1. Wash and peel the potatoes, carrots and squash.
  2. Grate the vegetables including the garlic cloves. Mince the onion.
  3. Wash the moringa leaves, and remove from the stalks. You can also used dried leaves.
  4. Grate the cheese. Set aside.
  5. In a bowl, mix together the grated vegetables, minced onions, grated cheese, and moringa leaves.
  6. Add salt, pepper and sugar. Add the eggs, flour and corn starch. Mix until well blended.
  7. Using a tablespoon, scoop the mixture and roll into balls.
  8. Roll into a small bowl of flour. Dip into a beaten egg. Roll into bread crumbs.
  9. Deep fry until golden brown.
  10. Serve and enjoy!
    Tip: Serve with cheese dip or simply ketchup. You can also cook sweet and sour veggie balls with it.
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August 22, 20160 found this helpful

Does a bulb of garlic mean a single clove or a "head" of garlic?

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(I love GARLIC!!)

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August 22, 20160 found this helpful

a head of garlic

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August 23, 20160 found this helpful

The recipe sounds great but what are the measurements kg? We use teaspoon, tablespoon. Also, never heard of moringa, not sure any grocery stores in the county carry it, & the two I did call had never heard of it.

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August 23, 20160 found this helpful

"kg" kilograms. the 1/4 kg is approximately 2 pcs of carrots and 1/4 kg of potatoes 2 large pcs of potatoes.. Moringa is a green leafy vegetable https://en.wiki  Moringa_oleifera

You can remove moringa as it could not be available in your stores. It's an optional ingredient, actually. :-)

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