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Crispy Red Lentil Nuggets [Vegan]

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  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup of grated onion
  • 1 cup of grated carrot
  • 1 cup of grated potato and spices
  • oil for cooking and frying


  1. Soak 1 cup lentils for 20-25 minutes.
  2. Cook grated and diced veggies in 1 tablespoon oil with salt. Cook in skillet for about 15 minutes. It did stick in the skillet a bit while cooking.
  3. Blend spices, flour and soaked lentils in food processor. Pulse to break everything up but leave some texture.
  4. Mash cooked veggies with the chunky dough.
  5. Coat hands with oil and form nugget shapes from the mixture. Fry in oil. Or bake at 375ºF for 30-40 or until golden. Flip while cooking to make both sides crispy.

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