In Easy Recipes for kids today we are going to see one of their favorite dish the Meat Balls.A simple and tasty snack loved by all the kids as a lunch box meal with simply mixed in macaroni or even as a sandwich with bread.Try it out.
Finely chopped onions of -2
Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Minced lamb-400 gm
Ginger finely chopped-1tsp
Boiled peas or potatoes-3 tblsp
Crushed garlic-1 tsp
Chopped coriander-3 tblsp
Gram flour-1 tblsp
Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
Cumin Powder- 1/4 tsp
Sounf Powder(Fennel) – 1/4 tsp
Mince the lamb meat with green chillies.
Mix in all the ingredients chilli powder,salt flour,very finely chopped onions,ginger,garlic,potatoes and peas are optional,finally chopped coriander leaves,and all the powders,Garam Masala is a powdered mixture of equal amounts of cinnamon,cardamom both black and green,coriander seeds,cloves,curry patta leaves half the quantity.
You can also add raw papaya paste in case of meat kheema as it will tenderize the meat to get well cooked.An egg yolk is also optional to give a fluffiness to the meat ball mixture,for a nice golden brown.
Mix well and make shapes of a ball flatten it slightly,so that it cooks well . Heat oil in a pan deep fry the meat balls in medium flame .High flame will burn the meat outside without cooking inside.
Take the meat balls out in a paper towel when golden brown. Serve with any salad,along with any main dish .
Similarly prepare small popcorn sized balls and mix with Spicy Spaghetti.(click for recipe)
Another variation of this recipe is that you can even make different shapes using cutter of any size and fry in a hard bottomed pan carefully.Kids loves those when made in their favorite shapes.