Curried Meatballs

1
Debbie Rohan

By
@drohan

Nice curry flavor without being overwhelming.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp
    coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp
    cumin seeds
  • 1/3 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    onions, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    ground cardamom
  • 1/4 c
    garlic, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp
    ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 qt
    fire roasted tomatoes
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    curry powder
  • 1 1/2 c
    cream
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1/3 c
    cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    curry powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    ginger, peeled and minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    garlic, minced
  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 3 c
    whole milk yogurt
  • 1 1/2 c
    cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Curried Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. Sauce directions:
    In a small saute pan, toast coriander, cumin seeds and cardamom until you begin to smell the spices.
  2. In a large sauce pot, melt butter and saute onions until translucent.
  3. Add ginger and garlic, cook until you smell both.
  4. Add seasonings and tomatoes. Cook over low heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Using an imersion (stick) blender or food mill, blend ingredients until smooth. Add cream and cook 10 minutes on low.
  6. Meatball directions:
    Place bread crumbs and cream in a large bowl. Let sit until soft, approximately 20 minutes.
  7. In a small saute pan, heat curry powder, shaking pan constantly until you smell the curry. Set to the side.
  8. Melt butter in a saute pan, add garlic and ginger. Cook until tender.
  9. Mix meat, bread crumbs and spices until well blended. Form into meatballs, making sure that all meatballs are the same size. Place in mini muffin tins or on a cooling rack that is placed on a cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 20 to 25 minutes or until cooked through.
  10. Add to sauce and simmer 10 minutes.
    Serve over steamed rice. Top with Raita, if desired.
  11. Raita directions:
    combine the yogurt,cucumbers and spices. Add more seasoning to taste.
    Serve as a condiment.

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About Curried Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes
Hashtags: #food, #Indian




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