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Vegetarian Meatballs Recipe | Veg Balls Recipe

Vegetarian meatballs Recipe with step by step pictures. Spicy flavourful veg balls recipe made with raw plantain, spices which taste amazing.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 525 kcal


For Vegetable Balls:

  • 2 Raw Plantain steamed
  • 1 Onion chopped finely
  • ½ cup Pumpkin grated
  • ½ cup Cabbage grated
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1+1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves

For Seasonings:

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 3 tbsp Onion chopped finely
  • 3 tbsp Garlic chopped finely
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper coarsely powdered
  • 1 Green Chilli chopped finely
  • 1 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Take your raw banana in a steamer and steam it for 15-20 mins untill cooked. To check whether it is cooked just insert a knife and see, if the knife goes in easily the banana is cooked.Take it out and allow it to cool down.Now peel the skin off and grate it. Set aside for a moment.
  • Heat 1 tblspn oil in a kadai..Add in cumin seeds and allow it to splatter. Now add in onions and salt and cook till it gets golden.
  • Now add in pumpkin and cabbage and mix well.Cook everything for 5 mins untill the water evaporates and everything gets cooked.
  • Add in all dry spice powders and mix well. Add in cilantro and mix well. This is your masala.
  • Take cooked grated plantain in a mixing bowl and add this prepared masala in that and mix well.
  • Form small lime size balls out of it and set it aside.
  • Now heat 1 tblspn of oil in a frying pan and add these balls in it and fry on all sides for 10-15 mins till they turn golden brown. Remove this and set aside.
  • Now make the seasoning for this. Heat 1 tblspn oil and add in garlic and green chillies and fry for a min.
  • Add in curry leaves and onions and mix well.Season with salt and mix well.
  • Now add the fried balls in this and toss well.
  • Add soy sauce, pepper and cilantro to this and mix well.
  • Serve hot as appetizer.
Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Meatballs Recipe | Veg Balls Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 525 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 0.2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 12g
Monounsaturated Fat 27g
Sodium 140mg6%
Potassium 635mg18%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2442IU49%
Vitamin C 37mg45%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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