Mutton Kola Urudai (Deep fried minced mutton balls)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

The deep-fried, non-vegetarian recipe makes for a perfect snacks recipe at a party at your house or for a rainy or a cold winter evening. Here’s how you go about making mutton kola urudai in an easy way, and yet a tasty recipe.

Firstly, the minced mutton needs to be washed and the water content needs to be squeezed out. Next, the pepper powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder needs to be diluted in about 2 tbsp of water and kept aside. Next, take heated oil in a pan and add khus khus, fennel, finely-chopped onions, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves, and chopped green chillies, and fry them. Next, add the diluted spice mix and stir well for until the mixture thickens, before adding salt and the minced mutton.

After cooking for 10 minutes and cooling it, add 2 tsp beaten egg, chana dal powder and cashew nut powder, and blend the mixture. Divide the mixture into 10 round balls and deep fry them in a Kadhai. Drain out the extra oil and add deep fried curry leaves before serving it with lemon wedges and fresh salad!

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  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - fennel (saunf)
  • 1 tsp - khus khus (poppy seeds)
  • 50 gms - (1 medium size) onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 - green chillies, finely chopped
  • 4 - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper powder
  • 300 gms - mutton (lamb) mince
  • 1/2 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tbsp - cashew nut powder
  • 1 tbsp - channa dal (Bengal gram) powder
  • 1 - egg (beat well)
  • 1 tbsp - chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp - Chettinadu Garam Masala Powder ( Dry roast 3 - cardamoms, 2 - cinnamon, 3 - cloves, 1/4 tsp - Marathi mokku, 1 - star anise, 1/4 tsp - kalpasi and 1/4 tsp - saunf and make a fine powder.)
  • 250 gms - oil for frying
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves
  • Lemon wedges for garnishing

How to Make Mutton Kola Urudai (Deep fried minced mutton balls)

  • Wash minced mutton and squeeze out the water.
  • Dilute red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder in 2 tbsp of water and keep aside (spice mix).
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add fennel and khus khus and fry on a low heat for 2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add finely chopped onion and fry until golden colour on a medium to low heat.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and stir well on a low heat until the raw smell goes.
  • Add chopped green chilli and curry leaves. Fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add diluted spice mix.
  • Stir well for 2 minutes until it thickens and water dries up.
  • Add mutton mince and salt to taste.
  • Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with tight lid and cook on a medium to low heat for 10 minutes or until done and water dries up from mutton mince.
  • Open the lid and stir continuously for 5 minutes.
  • Keep aside to cool for 15 minutes.
  • Transfer cooked mutton mince mixture into a mixer bowl and add cashew nut powder, channa dal powder and 2 tsp beaten egg.
  • Blend well for 1 minute. Now it will form a ball.
  • Final preparation:
  • Transfer this blended mixture in another bowl and mix with chopped coriander leaves and Chettinad masala powder.
  • Divide this mixture into 10 parts and make round balls.
  • Heat oil in a Deep Frying pan - kadai.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and Deep Fried mutton balls until golden brown colour on both the sides (5 balls at a time - depends upon the size of the pan).
  • Drain out oil and place on kitchen towel to absorb extra oil. Decorate with deep fried curry leaves (optional).
  • Serve hot with fresh salad and lemon wedges.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World