Free Healthy Recipe - Umeboshi Rice Balls

Dairy free, Low sugar, Wheat Free

Copyright John Paul Urizar

These rice balls are delicious any time of the day, and are an excellent accompaniment to fish, or served with steamed greens and salad. Umeboshi has an alkalising effect on the body and aids digestion, cleansing the body and eliminating toxins.

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Recipe supplied by Kimberley Norton.

1 cup brown rice, cooked with 2 cups of water and a pinch sea salt
½ cup carrots, finely diced
¼ cup shallots, finely diced
1 cup gomasio, freshly prepared, see recipe list

Saute the carrot and shallots in the sesame oil and set aside.

Pound of the brown rice in a mortar and pestle and mix with the other grain and add the sauteed vegetables. Moisten hands and mix through.

Take a small amount of the rice mix in your hands and make into a ball. Push index finger through to centre and place a dob of umeboshi and close up the ball.
Continue this process until all the rice mix has been used. Roll each ball in the gomasio and serve with a small amount of salad and some freshly sauteed greens. Excellent with fish.

Makes 15 golf-ball sized rice balls.

Umeboshi plum is available from good health food stores.

Makes 15 servings (serve = 1 ball)

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: nil
Ready in: 20 mins

Suitable for:
Finger Food, Lunch, Snack
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 277 kj
Calories 66 kcal
Fat 1.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Total Carbohydrate 10.7 g
Total Protein 1.6 g
Fibre 0.8 g

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