Curried meatballs

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Ingredients

  • For the meatballs:

  • 450g meat mince (pork, beef or veal)
  • 1 egg
  • 15g tamarind pulp
  • 20g Technique: Grate Shredding a large ingredient to produce small, evenly-sized morsels. You can grate ingredients using a grating disc fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 40g breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • For the sauce:

  • 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 15g Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped garlic
  • 1 green chilli, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • Pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 30g tomato puree
  • 4 tomatoes, Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped
  • 240ml red wine

Use imperial measurements

Method

How to make Curried meatballs

For the meatballs:
1) Combine all the ingredients except the oil in a large bowl and mix well with your hands to combine. Form the mixture into 5cm meatballs and set aside.

2) Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and add the oil. Fry the meatballs on all sides until browned and then reduce the heat to low and continue to cook until the meat is cooked through, about 8 to 10 minutes. Keep warm.

For the curry sauce:
1) Place a large skillet over a medium-high heat, add the oil and then the garlic and chilli. Saute for 1 minute and then add the spices and toast for 10 seconds. Stir in the tomato puree and then add tomatoes and red wine and leave simmer for about 5 to 10 minutes.

2) Add the warm meatballs to the sauce and stir gently to coat well with sauce. Serve with rice.