A traditional and very popular recipe of Astypalea.
- Half a kilo of lentils
- 2 tomatoes
- Half a cup of olive oil
- 1 medium onion
- A teaspoon of tomato paste (for color)
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 cloves of garlic
- Salt and Pepper
- 4 cups water
- 2 cups flour
- A teaspoon of vinegar
Pour into saucepan lentils, tomatoes, olive oil and cook for 40 minutes over medium heat.
In skillet saute the onion with a little olive oil and immediately add to the pot with the lentils.
In a bowl add the flour and water and mold for 5 minutes.
Shape small balls and pour in the lentils with mint and vinegar.
Cook for 5 minutes over low heat and the food is ready.