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Curried Beef Balls

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Ingredients
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), skinned
  Chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Ground fennel 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Lean minced beef 1 Pound (Raw)
  Bread 4 Ounce, soaked in 1/4 pint milk
  Onion 1 , skinned and chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Beaten egg 1 (For Coating)
  Breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Coating)
  Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
For curry sauce
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), skinned and crushed
  Curry powder 1 Tablespoon (Leveled)
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Desiccated coconut 1 Ounce
  Milk 1 Pint
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) With a pestle, pound ginger-garlic, cloves, fennel, pepper and cinnamon together.
2) Squeeze the bread from the milk.
3) Add the pounded spices with beef and combine with onion, bread, egg and salt.
4) Divide the beef mixture into 14 balls and coat in beaten egg.
5) Roll the balls in breadcrumbs and keep in refrigerator.

MAKING
6) In a pan, fry the onion in oil until transparent and add garlic along with ginger, curry powder and turmeric.
7) Cook on low flame for 5 minutes.
8) Stir in coconut and milk and cook gently untill sauce is creamy.
9) Season the sauce with salt and pepper.
10) In a deep pan, heat the oil fry the beef balls until golden brown.

FINALIZING
11) Add beef balls to the sauce.
12) Cover the pan and cook on low heat for 20 minutes.
13) Sharpen the sauce by adding lemon juice.

SERVING
14) Reheat while serving and sprinkle parsley if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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