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Pasta Balls with Lentil Sauce

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  Angel hair pasta 4 Ounce, cut into small pieces, cooked (125 Gram)
  Carrots 8 Ounce, grated (250 Gram)
  Flour 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup, 60 Gram)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Shallow-Frying)
For lentil sauce
  Butter 1 Ounce (30 Gram)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Fresh red chilies 1 , seeded and chopped
  Garam masala 2 Teaspoon
  Ground turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Green lentils 6 1⁄2 Ounce (200 Gram)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Pint (6 Cups, 1.5 Liters)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon (Puree)
  Chopped fresh coriander 4 Tablespoon

1. Place pasta, carrots, flour, cumin and egg in a bowl and mix to combine. Form mixture into small balls, place on a plate lined with plastic food wrap and chill for 20-30 minutes.
2. Heat oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add pasta balls and cook, turning several times, for 4-5 minutes or until golden.
3. To make sauce, melt butter in a saucepan over a medium heat, add onion, garlic, chili, garam masala and turmeric and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion is soft.
4. Stir in lentils, water and tomato paste and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 35-40 minutes or until lentils are cooked and sauce is thick. Stir in coriander and simmer for 2 minutes. Serve with pasta balls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2801 Calories from Fat 1299

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g225.7%

Saturated Fat 31.1 g155.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 272.4 mg90.8%

Sodium 605 mg25.2%

Total Carbohydrates 292 g97.3%

Dietary Fiber 74.6 g298.5%

Sugars 29.8 g

Protein 83 g166%

Vitamin A 874.3% Vitamin C 119.4%

Calcium 46.7% Iron 143.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pasta Balls With Lentil Sauce Recipe