August 10, 2010
0 Ratings
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

One of our family recipe. My grand mother used to make at least once in a month. Today I 'ordered' my wife to Make this ballcurry for food52 (for my photography )hope it is Clear. STEP BY STEP PICTURE —pauljoseph

What You'll Need
  • 1 pound Beef
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 piece Ginger
  • 2 Tomato
  • 1 piece Green Chili
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 pieces Cinnamon
  • 8 pieces Cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Paste
  • 2 teaspoons Vegetable oil
  • 10 Shallot
  1. 1 Mince the meat
  2. Mince Shallot and green chili.
  3. Combine above with salt and form small balls keep aside.
  4. Slice onion ,ginger and tomato
  5. Grind Chili Powder , Turmeric powder , Cinnamon and Cloves
  6. Heat a heavy pan add 2tsp of oil ,add sliced onion and ginger fry till golden brown, add the ground masala( Chili Powder , Turmeric powder , Cinnamon and Cloves ) and cook on low flame for 5 minute ,add sliced tomato and cook till it break up, add two cups of hot water, salt to taste, bring to boil ,drop meatballs into boiling sauce simmer and cook for 20 min.
  7. Add coconut paste, mix well, simmer
  8. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves
  9. (when you add the meatball the water must be boiling put one by one wet your hand with water to form the meat balls .you can add potato pieces also with the meatball)Another method You can also lightly fry the meat ball in oil and then add to the boiling gravy

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27 Reviews

Sherly March 17, 2017
Hi, I was reading it and could not understand what you added in the minced meat? Also your pic shows egg with meat, where you added egg and when?
Thank you so much.
Diana P. April 24, 2013
I made these tonight for dinner - absolutely delicious! Thank you for this amazing recipe, I can't wait for leftovers tomorrow.
pauljoseph April 25, 2013
Thank you Pauljoseph
SallyCan November 4, 2010
Finally made these~ they're super!
pauljoseph November 5, 2010
thank you sally
Delhicook August 18, 2010
excelent easy recipe
pauljoseph August 18, 2010
thank you
Tomson August 13, 2010
This sounds delicious. Can't wait to try it
Tomson August 13, 2010
pauljoseph August 13, 2010
Thank you Tomson cant find any recipe of yours?
SallyCan August 12, 2010
Nice recipe. Thanks for sharing it. We'll be having this for dinner soon! Do you serve it with rice?
pauljoseph August 13, 2010
SallyChan usually we serve with rice or chapati(Indian flat bread).hope you received the message I send last week what is your email id?
thirschfeld August 12, 2010
This is my kind of recipe, nicely done.
pauljoseph August 12, 2010
Thanks, thirschfeld Kashmir chili powder is really great with these meatballs

pauljoseph August 12, 2010
Thank you very much Sagegreen
josephine L. August 12, 2010
A tasty recipe, great picture actual evidence that you made this meatballs very appetizer with the wonderful sauce too, thanks for sharing! the best
pauljoseph August 12, 2010
josephine I relay appreciate your comment
dymnyno August 10, 2010
It is so great that we get to read and try the recipes for simple meatballs from all over the world.
lapadia August 11, 2010
I am in agreement with dymnyno's comment, this and all recipes submitted are all unique & tasty! Thanks for sharing yours pauljoseph!
pauljoseph August 12, 2010
thank you dymnyo
pauljoseph August 12, 2010
thank you lapadia
AntoniaJames August 10, 2010
Mmmm, so delicious. I'm going to make these soon. My boys will love them, as will I!! ;o)
pauljoseph August 10, 2010
Thank you sagegreen .I am sure I want be a winner because there is no ingredients like Thyme, extra virgin olive oil, white wine, diced pancetta( for an Asian like me (god knows what it is) )etc etc
aargersi August 10, 2010
Don't be so sure about that - a different flavor profile that sounds delicious might just do the trick!
pauljoseph August 12, 2010
Thank you
Sagegreen August 10, 2010
pauljoseph August 12, 2010
Thank you very much Sagegreen