Millet balls: the recipe for simple and delicious vegetable croquettes

ingredients
  • Shelled millet
    200 grams

  • Cascade
    550 ml
    • 17 kcal

  • Courgette


    2
    • 17 kcal
  • Carrots
    1
    • 21 kcal

  • Onion
    1/2
    • 29 kcal

  • Parsley


    to taste
    • 79 kcal
  • Fine salt
    to taste
    • 21 kcal

  • For the breadcrumbs

  • Egg


    2
    • 0 kcal
  • Breadcrumbs
    to taste
    • 0 kcal

  • For the kitchen

  • Seed oil


    to taste
    • 29 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the millet dumplings they are delicious and easy to prepare, ideal for serving second course been light or like food to eat with your fingers vegetarian for one aperitif or a buffet. the mile it’s a ancient grains, rich in properties, which in recent years has been reassessed thanks to its versatility: it can also be used to make soups, custards or desserts. It is also a cereal gluten free, ideal for those intolerant to gluten, as well as preparations based on quinoa, a vegetable and very versatile food. In our recipe we used the shelled millet, cooked in boiling water then mixed with courgette And carrots cooked in a pan and flavored with curry: but you can use the vegetables you prefer and replace the curry with Turmeric or with the Nutmeg. Once the millet and vegetable croquettes, you can cook them In the caserole Where cooked, for a lighter preparation: they will be soft inside And crispy outside.

If you want to do vegan millet balls, avoid the egg breadcrumbs, place them on the pan and cook in the oven for a 180 ° C for about 15 minutes. Here are the steps to prepare them.

How to make millet dumplings

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Rinse the millet under running water until all impurities are removed. Then put the millet in a saucepan with lightly salted water and cook for about 20 minutes, covered: it will be ready when it has absorbed all the water (1). Pour the millet into a bowl and let it cool (2). Wash the carrots, peel them and cut them into cubes (3).

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Wash the zucchini, garnish them and cut them into small pieces (4). Brown the chopped onion in a pan with extra virgin olive oil. Add the carrots and brown them. Then add the zucchini, salt and cook the vegetables, stirring often and adding the curry. Pour the millet into the pan with the vegetables and also add the chopped parsley and mix (5). Shape meatballs with your hands (6).

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Pass the meatballs in the beaten egg and in the breadcrumbs, making them adhere well (7). Fry them in hot seed oil until golden (8). Your millet balls are ready to serve (9).

storage

You can keep the millet balls in the refrigerator for 2-3 days inside an airtight container. Instead, you can store them raw in the refrigerator for 1 day, covered with cling film.

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