Spiced And Yummy Grilled Meatballs

meatballs pasta 1

2 lbs minced meat
1 egg
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp curry powder
Chilli powder to taste
1/4 tsp ground mixed spices
1 green or red chilli
Salt to taste
Lemon juice

baked meatballs

A} Preheat oven to 180°C with a rack in the middle.
B} In a food processor, add the coriander, spices, red chilli and mix.
C} Add the mixture into the minced meat
D} Add salt, egg, lemon juice, ginger and garlic paste. Mix well.
E} Add enough breadcrumbs to make the kebabs, not stick to your hand, but you also don’t want to put too much breadcrumbs as it will make the meatballs dry.
F} Knead the minced meat mixture well with your hands
G} Shape the kebabs into balls
You can marinate the mince for 1 or more hours, night time is even better and you can fry them next day.
H} Grill meatballs in pre- heat grill on medium heat for about 10 – 20 minute or until well browned / cooked through. Turn them occasionally to avoid burning them
Serve them with any sauce of your choice or dip or chutney

Written by Farhat

Farhat Abbas


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  1. Hellow.thanks for the recipe i real adore you.bt can u sometime put ingredients in swahili.bse i dont understand some of the spice names in english.lol

  2. Farhat what are breadcrumbs? And may you also assist to mention local tools to use for those cook on oven. For example, how to grill minced meat balls on a charcoal stove. I like your recipes, following you on instagram is a blessing, now your website is a must visit weekly to learn new food recipes.

    • Aaaww…thanks so much hun and thanks for the great compliment. You can fry them in the cooking oil or grill them on the charcoal. {breadcrumbs ni chengachenga za mkate}. hope that helps darling. Stay blessed

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