Crockpot Tandoori Meatballs

Sue L


Appetizer meatballs with the flavor of tandoori masala and a bit of umami from vegemite. If you can't get vegemite you might try using a tsp of white miso plus a tsp of soy sauce or Maggi seasoning as a sub.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

20 Min
2 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


Add to Grocery List

  • 1 lb
    ground beef mince
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic, divided
  • 2 tsp
    grated ginger root, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    tandoori masala spice/seasoning (i use rajah brand)
  • 1 Tbsp
    beaten egg white
  • 2 Tbsp
    plain yoghurt
  • ·
    salt and black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 16 oz
    tomato passata or tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp
    vegemite yeast extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • ·
    extra plain yogurt (optional)

How to Make Crockpot Tandoori Meatballs


  1. Mix the beef up with half the ginger and garlic, the tandoori masala spice, the egg white, the yogurt and salt and pepper.
  2. Press and shape the meat into 30-32 small meatballs and brown in the oil in a nonstick skillet, then drain.
  3. Mix the tomato passata/sauce, the rest of the ginger and garlic, salt, pepper and vegemite (or sub) in the bottom of a small crockpot.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 1-2 hours.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander (cilantro). Serve drizzled with extra plain yogurt if you like.

Printable Recipe Card

About Crockpot Tandoori Meatballs

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Australian

Show 1 Comment & Review

Prepare For Memorial Day Weekend With Make-ahead Recipes

Prepare for Memorial Day Weekend With Make-Ahead Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Cookout season kicks off with Memorial Day weekend and I'm hosting the first bbq of the season. I've put together a menu that I think will be a memorable one....

21 Munchie Madness Recipes

21 Munchie Madness Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

64 games, 3 weeks, and it all comes down to this. You're going to need your nourishment to get you through these final games!

Cinco De Mayo Recipes To Get The Party Started

Cinco de Mayo Recipes to Get the Party Started

Kitchen Crew

It's fiesta time! Cinco de Mayo is a time to enjoy one of my favorite cuisine's - Mexican food. I'm having a few girlfriends over this Cinco de Mayo and...