Reinvent how you make lentils with awesom lentil balls! Topped with a creamy tomato curry sauce, these are great for lunch, dinner, whenever!

Lentil Curry Balls With Creamy Tomato Curry Coconut Sauce [Vegan]






Cooking Time




For the Lentil Balls:

  • 1 cup of red lentils
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 cup of mushrooms
  • 5 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • About 4 tablespoons of whole grain flour
  • 4 tablespoons of the seeds of your choice (sunflower, pumpkin, etc)
  • Nuts (optional)
  • 1 pinch of cumin
  • 1 pinch of coriander
  • 2 tablespoons of curry paste or powder
  • 1 pinch of salt

For the Tomato Curry Coconut Sauce:

  • 1 can of tomatoes, cooked and diced
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • A pinch of salt and black pepper
  • A pinch of cumin
  • A pinch of coriander
  • 2 tablespoons of yellow curry paste


For the Lentil Balls:

  1. Start with cooking your lentils by heating a cup of water with somesalt and let the lentils simmer in it for around 20-30 minutes.
  2. Heat a pan with coconut oil and fry some garlic and small cubes of mushrooms in it.
  3. When the lentils are soft and the water removed, add the minced spring onions, mushrooms & garlic, seeds, and herbs and combine everything properly. Add some whole grain flour until you get a smooth, easy to roll mass.
  4. Take a spoon and measure the balls with it, rolling them between your hands until you are satisfied with their look.
  5. Heat coconut oil in a pan and bake them until they get golden brown and nice.

For the Creamy Coconut Tomato Sauce:

  1. Heat some coconut oil in a pan.
  2. Cut the onions and garlic into small cubes and put them in the pot on medium heat. Cook them until they get soft and smooth.
  3. Add the spices and heat them up, while stirring. After they are hot, add the tomatoes and the coconut milk.
  4. Stir until everything is well combined, add the salt and the black pepper as well as a small pinch of sugar and season after preference.
  5. Let this simmer for around 10 minutes on low heat to get a really nice and tangy sauce.


Also great as leftovers for a lentil meatball sandwich or falafel style pita!


Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 1362| Total Carbs: 118g | Total Fat: 76g | Total Protein: 53g | Total Sodium: 651mg | Total Sugar: 13g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.