Zucchini Balls with Rice and Garlic Sauce


For the balls of zucchini:
Get the zucchini ready:
Add salt to the zucchini after grating it. For 10 minutes, let it steep to get rid of any extra water.
After 10 minutes, use a clean cooking towel or cheesecloth to squeeze out the extra water from the zucchini.
Get the zucchini balls ready by:
Grate the zucchini and put it in a big bowl. Add the ricotta cheese, breadcrumbs, Herbs of Provence, Parmesan cheese, and egg. Mix the items together well until they are all mixed in.
Roll the dough into little balls.
Bake the balls of zucchini:
Warm the oven up to 400°F (200°C).
Put the zucchini balls on a baking sheet that has parchment paper on it.
Put them in the oven for 30 minutes, or until they are hard and golden brown.
For the rice:
Get the rice ready:
Use cold water to rinse the rice well until the water runs clear.
Get the vegetables ready:
Set the olive oil in a big pot over medium-low heat.
Put in the chopped onion and cook it until it turns clear.
After you add the chopped carrot, keep cooking for another 3 to 5 minutes.
Cook the Rice: Put the veggies and washed rice in a pot.
Add the water and any other spices you like, along with salt, black pepper, and pepper.
Place the pot on low heat and cover it. Do not open the lid for 25 minutes.
To make the garlic sauce:
How to Make the Sauce:
Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, crushed garlic, and chopped dill should all be mixed together in a small bowl. Mix well.
Finish the Meal:
Use a fork to fluff the rice after it's done cooking.
Spread the garlic sauce over the cooked zucchini balls and serve them on top of the rice.
If you want, you can add more fresh dill as a garnish.
Have this tasty and simple dinner with your family and friends.