Kheema and Besan Balls

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 500 g - besan/gram flour
  • 300 g - minces meat/kheema
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • salt
  • coriander leaves
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 finely chopped, onions
  • oil
  • 1/2 tsp - shahjeera
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste

How to Make Kheema and Besan Balls

  • Make a smooth batter of besan, a pinch of salt and turmeric for making pakoras.
  • Leave some batter for usage later on.
  • In a deep pan, heat oil, make pakoras of above mixture and fry.
  • Once the pakoras are done allow them to cool.
  • Make a powder of these pakoras in a blender (ensure that powdered mix is not too fine).
  • In a separate wok, heat oil add shahjeera, allow it to splutter
  • Add onions and fry until golden brown.
  • Add the minced meat or kheema, red chilli powder, coriander leaves, salt, ginger-garlic paste and turmeric.
  • Cook until the kheema/minced meat is tender or cooked thoroughly.
  • Now add lemon juice.
  • In a separate vessel, add the pakora-powder and mix lemon juice and kheema.
  • Mix well and form round balls .
  • Dip these balls in the leftover besan batter and deep fry.
  • Serve with pudina chutney.