Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Meat balls in hot garlic sauce

This hearty dish makes a simple and speedy midweek meal. I made it straight away after seeing it on Television .i think this is one of the best i have ever made!If it was up to me i would like to make this every weekend :)

  1. 300 grams Minced mutton
  2. 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  3. 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  4. 2tbsp corn flour/maida
  5. 2 tablespoons minced fresh coriander
  6. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  7. 1 tsp soy sauce
  8. 2 minced green chillies 
  9. 1 teaspoon pepper powder
  10. 2 tablespoons olive oil/ veg oil
  11. Salt to taste
For the Sauce:
  1. 10 garlic cloves, minced
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 2 cups tomato puree
  4. 2 to 3 cups water, divided
  5. 1 tbsp tomato sauce
  6. 1/2 cup minced fresh coriander/cilantro 
  7. 1 tablespoon dried basil (optional)
  8. 2 tsp chilly powder or Kashimiri red chilly paste
  9. 2 teaspoons sugar
  10. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  11. 1/4 teaspoon pepper
for garnishing :
5-6 cloves of garlic fried
Cooking Directions
  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients except mutton.Crumble mince mutton over mixture and mix well. Shape into 25 meatballs. In a large skillet, brown meatballs in oil on all sides and drain on a paper.
For the sauce
  1. In a pan saute garlic in oil for 1 minute. Stir in the tomatoes, and red chilly powder or paste ,stir till sauce turns to red in colour. Now add 2 cups water, tomato sauce , coriander, , basil and sugar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; carefully ,add meatballs.
  2. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, adding more water if needed to achieve desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper. 
chefs tip:
  1. For additional flavour Garnish with  grated cheese .
  2. You can add little cornstarch for the sauce if you want smoother consistency .
 Yield: 6 servings.