Meatball Pulav

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups - rice
  • For meatballs:
  • 1/2 kg - minced meat
  • 1 tsp - garlic ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp - each of turmeric powder, garam masala (all spice) powder, coriander powder
  • 1 - medium onion, finely chopped, minced
  • 1 - finely chopped green chilli
  • 1 tsp - vinegar
  • For gravy:
  • 2 - large chopped onions
  • 3 - red dried chillies
  • 1/2 inch piece - cinnamon stick
  • 3 - large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Salt and lime as required
  • Chopped coriander - 3 tbsp
  • Cashewnuts and raisins

How to Make Meatball Pulav

  • To make meat balls, mix minced meat with all the other ingredients.
  • Make 1 inch diameter meat balls by lightly pressing with the palm and then shaping into desired shapes. Set aside.
  • For the gravy, add red chillies, bay leaves and cinnamon in 1 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Then add in the onions and saute well.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till they soften.
  • Then add 3 cups water, salt, pepper, cumin and ghee, and then put in the meatballs.
  • Close and cook for 1 whistle in the pressure cooker or until the meat is cooked. Remove the meatballs and keep aside.
  • Wash the rice and add it to the gravy in the cooker.
  • Cook the rice in this liquid. Once cooked, add the meat balls.
  • Taste and add salt and lime as required.
  • Add chopped coriander, cover and toss well. Simmer for 2-3 mins.
  • Serve garnished with raisins and nuts.

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