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Easy Meatballs

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Making meatballs can sometime be a little challenging but this recipe is extremely easy to make it and surely very delicious. I love it and I promise you are going to love it too.
For meatballs
  Ground beef 500 Gram
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), grated
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, freshly grated (or ground)
  Onion 1 Medium, grated
  Black pepper To Taste
  Bouillon cubes 1 Medium
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For frying)
For the sauce
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, diced
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Paprika powder To Taste (Optional)

1. In a large bowl, take the ground beef.
2. Season it with ginger, garlic, ground chilli, bouillon cube, thyme leaves and onion.
3. Add white pepper and salt and mix it well till all ingredients are well combined.
4. Pour oil and mix again. Add flour and resume mixing till it forms a dough like consistency.
5. Grease clean hands with oil and take small portions of the meatball mix and roll them into small balls.
6. In a deep frying pan, heat oil and deep fry the meatballs till golden brown. Fry them in batches, do not overcrowd the pan.
7. Transfer them on a paper towel to drain off excess oil and set aside.

8. SAUCE: In the pan, heat oil. Add onion, garlic and ginger.
9. Add paprika and black pepper. Saute and cook till the onions are translucent.
10. Put tomatoes, tomato paste and water. Mix well. Add the salt to taste and mix them well.
11. Bring to boil and reduce the heat. Put the meatballs and simmer for a few more minutes till the meatballs are fully coated with the sauce.

12. In a serving plate, serve the meatballs hot with bread, rice or couscous or spaghetti.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Deep Fried
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1587 Calories from Fat 1385

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 156 g240.1%

Saturated Fat 28.1 g140.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 88.8 mg29.6%

Sodium 431.8 mg18%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 25 g50.6%

Vitamin A 22.7% Vitamin C 37.4%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 16.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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