Sri Lankan Beetroot Dumplings Recipe

golden beetroot falafel

Ingredients

2 medium beetroots – golden or  purple (cooked and peeled)
½ cup of chickpeas
1 garlic clove (finely grated)
1 ½ tsp cumin
1 tsp sumac
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp dried oregano
½ tsp chopped thyme
4 tbsp buckwheat flour
4 tsp white sesame seeds

Method

  • Place all the ingredients apart from the sesame seeds into a blender
  • Blend to a smooth paste, place into the fridge for 3-4 hours to set.
  • Divide into balls (each about 1 tbsp of the mixture), then form into balls.
  • Place the balls onto a plate and sprinkle both sides with the sesame seeds.
  • Preheat the oven to 180c.
  • Place the balls onto a tray and place the tray into the oven.
  • Cook for 15 minutes, then flip over and roast for a further 15 minutes.
  • Serve with rice and veggies as a meal, or on their own as a snack.

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Georgia Head

Published by Georgia Head

In her teenage years, a love of food and rowing led Georgia into this field as she wanted to know how to optimise performance through nutrition. With a BSc in Nutrition and an MSc in Sports and Exercise Nutrition, she has the skill set to help you track towards your goals and maximise your potential.

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