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Fiery Lankan Meat Balls Recipe

Fiery Lankan Meat Balls is a popular Sri-Lankan Starter
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On :
Tuesday, 22 August, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Sri-Lankan Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes


  • 230 g - beef, minced
  • 450 g - Potato
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp - white Vinegar
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 or 2 eggs (for coating only)
  • 8 tbsp - bread crumbs (for coating only)
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • oil for frying
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Fiery Lankan Meat Balls:

    1. Season the beef with salt, pepper, chilli powder and vinegar and leave to marinate for 30 minutes.
    2. Boil and mash the potatoes.
    3. Chop the onion, garlic and green chilli, and let it cool.
    4. Heat a little oil in a frying pan, add the beef and cook for 3-4 minutes until browned.
    5. Add the onion, garlic and green chilli and cook until the onion has softened slightly.
    6. Add mashed potato and mix well together. Leave to cool.
    7. Roll the mixture into small balls or flat cakes.
    8. Beat the eggs and coat the cutlets in the egg before dipping into the bread crumbs.
    9. Heat the oil and deep fry the meatballs until browned.
    10. Drain well and serve garnished with coriander leaves.


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