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Indian Style Lentil Meatballs

Ingredients
  Lentils 8 Ounce, washed nd picked (Egyptian Style)
  Minced beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, peeled and chopped
  Fresh green chilies 2 , deseeded and chopped
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Plain flour 2 Tablespoon
  Long grained rice 8 Ounce
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) Into a saucepan, add in the lentils. Cover them with enough water and let boil.
2) Cover and cook on low flame for 15 minutes.
3) In a large bowl, add in the minced beef. Next, add in the onions and chillies alongwith the cumin, salt and pepper.
4) Add in the drained lentils. Mix well.
5) With floured hands, shape the mixture into about 20 small balls of 1 1/2 inches diameter.
6) In another saucepan, bring salted boiling water to a boil. Add in the rice and the leftover uncooked lentils. Cook on simmer for about 15 minutes till the lentils become tender.
7) In a large frying pan, heat oil. Add the meatballs and fry them for about 10 minutes. Turn them over occasionally till it turns crisp and golden brown. Drain off the excess oil.
8) On a serving plate, arrange the drained rice and lentils. Place the meatballs on top of the rice.

SERVING
9) Sprinkle chopped parsley on the top and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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