Vegetarian and gluten-free teff arancini balls

These gluten-free and vegetarian teff arancini balls from our friends at Teff Tribe are the perfect snack or light meal.

Teff Arancini Balls

These gluten-free and vegetarian teff arancini balls from our friends at Teff Tribe are the perfect snack or light meal.
Course Main Course

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cups Teff Tribe Ivory Teff Grain
  • 3 cups vegetable stock gluten-free
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 red onion finely diced
  • ½ cup continental parsley finely chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ½ parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 cup mozzarella grated

FOR CRUMBING

  • 1 cup corn crumbs gluten-free
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup milk

Oil for frying

    TO SERVE

    • Gluten-free napolitana sauce optional
    • Extra Parmesan optional
    • Chopped parsley optional

    Instructions
     

    • Place teff, stock, peas, and water into a heavy based saucepan on medium heat. Stirring occasionally until all the water is absorbed.
    • Add in onion and garlic, cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
    • Add in parsley and cheeses and stir quickly for a couple of minutes until cheese is melted throughout.
    • Set aside and cool until at least lukewarm, and mixture can be easily handled.
    • Whisk egg and milk together in a bowl.
    • Roll teff mixture into balls a little bigger than golf balls.
    • Dunk into egg mixture and immediately roll into corn crumbs until the ball is covered.
    • Place onto a plate and repeat until all mixture is finished.
    • Place into the fridge for one hour until cold.
    • Heat oil in a fry pan and place arancini balls in a few at a time.
    • Turn balls carefully as they are cooking until they are completely golden brown.
    • Drain on paper towel and repeat until all balls are cooked.
    • Serve with napolitana sauce on top, extra Parmesan, and parsley.
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    This gluten-free recipe for Teff Arancini Balls first appeared in Issue 8 of Australian Gluten-Free Life magazine as part of our “Getting to know…Teff” feature. Thanks to our friends at Teff Tribe for the sharing this recipes.

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