Vegan Cheese Balls with Za'atar

Ground cashew nuts with a za'atar coating which whets the appetite

  • AppetizersType
  • EasyDifficulty
  • 15-30 minPrep. Time
  • 20Serving/Unit


Cashew, 1 cup
soaked for at least two hours
Water, 1/4 cup
Lemon juice, 1 tablespoon
Freshly squeezed
Thin salt from the Himalayas, 2 teaspoons
Black pepper, 1/2 flat teaspoon
Water, 1 cup
Agar Agar powder, 1 tablespoon
Za'atar seasoning mixture, 6 flat teaspoons
to taste, as needed


1. Grind the cashews with the water (0.25 cup), lemon juice and spices in a blender.
2. Bring to a boil, while stirring, the water (1 cup) together with a tablespoon of agar agar powder.
3. Pour the water with the agar agar into the blender and mix just until a smooth mixture is obtained.
4. Transfer to the refrigerator for about two hours (to stabilize).
5. Form balls in the size of a ping pong ball and dip them in za’atar seasoning.
6. Bon appetite (:

Total time: 5-7 hours

Equipment: blender.

The nutritional value does not include the agar agar powder (seaweed that is usually used as a substitute for gelatin. It is available as a powder or flakes in health food stores).

Nutritional Values Serving/Unit 100 Grams
Calories 39 cal 160 cal
Proteins 1 g 5 g
Carbohydrates 2 g 9 g
Fat 3 g 13 g
The nutritional values appearing on this website are intended to provide general information only, and do not constitute a recommendation, a substitute for consulting a specialist or receiving medical advice.
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