Plain Meat Ball Curry

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Mutton Mince - 500g
  • Onion - 5 medium (2 very finely chopped, 3 sliced)
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste - 4 tsp
  • Whole garam massala
  • Turmeric - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 4 tsp
  • Cashew Nut paste - 2 tbsp
  • Red Chilli powder - according to taste, but more spicy will be tastier
  • Tomato - 2 medium sized - chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg
  • Gram flour - 2 tbsp
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder (for colour)
  • Mustard oil - 4 tbsp
  • Garam massala powder -1 tsp
  • Sugar - pinch
  • Bay leaf- 2
  • Mace - 1 pod

How to Make Plain Meat Ball Curry

  • For Mutton Balls: Finely mince the mutton (preferably in a grinder with a little refined oil), add finely chopped onion, gram flour, egg and half of all the ingredients - expect tomato, cashew paste, whole garam masala and turmeric.
  • Mix well with mutton mince and make small balls of equal size.
  • For Gravy: Heat oil in a flat pan, add bay leaf, whole garam masala, and mace. Wait for few second for its flavour to come, then add sugar and caramelize it.
  • Add sliced onion, fry till golden brown. Then add tomato and fry for some time. Add the rest of the ginger-garlic paste, cumin and coriander powder, turmeric, red chilli powder and stir well. Add cashew nut paste and stir continuously till the oil separates. Add salt.
  • Mix it well and add 1.5 litres of warm water. When it comes to the boil, add the mutton balls, cover the pan, reduce the flame and cook.
  • It will take 20-25 mins to get completely cooked.
  • Then add ghee, garam massala powder, Kashmiri red chilli powder. Serve with Roti/Paratha.