The "cult" veggie bowl by Nous, the darling restaurant of Parisiennes, is the perfectly healthy and addictive dish. And here is our recipe for a home-made version. Total perfection.
For 6 persons.
The night before, soak the chickpeas and lentils in at least three times their volume of water.
The next day drain the chickpeas and lentils.
Preheat the oven to 180°.
Preparing the veggie balls: grate the carrots, and include all the ingredients (veggie balls!) in a robot. Mix until it forms a paste.
With your hands (wet them regularly to avoid sticking), form 24 ping-pong size balls.
Store in an oven dish.
Bake for 20 mn.
Meanwhile, cook the rice in twice its volume of salty water for about 20 mn – pay attention to the indications on the package, cooking time of rice depends on the variety.
Preparing the sauce: mix all the ingredients in a robot, except for the yogurt. Mix for 1 minute at high speed then add the yogurt and mix again at low speed until your obtain a smooth texture.
Preparing the salad: grate the carrots and mix the cabbage and kale. Add the mint and flat parsley – but keep some aside for the finishing touch, season with the vinaigrette and sprinkle with seeds – there again, set some aside.
For each bowl presentation: place the warm rice on one side, and the seasoned salad on the other. Place four balls over the rice, add the mint yogurt. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and the remaining seeds—serve immediately.