Goan Meatball Curry | How to make Goan Meatball Curry

By Sunoj Teena  |  7th Apr 2016  |  
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About Goan Meatball Curry Recipe

A succulent, aromatic and melt in your mouth meatball curry cooked with Goan spices.

Goan Meatball Curry, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Goan Meatball Curry by Sunoj Teena will definitely help you in its preparation. The Goan Meatball Curry can be prepared within 20 minutes. The time taken for cooking Goan Meatball Curry is 60 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 6 people. The recipe details out how to make Goan Meatball Curry step by step. The detailed explanation makes Goan Meatball Curry so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Goan Meatball Curry can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Goan Meatball Curry from BetterButter.

Goan Meatball Curry

Ingredients to make Goan Meatball Curry

  • Minced meat (chicken)- 1 kg
  • Chopped onion- 4 cups
  • green chillies- 6
  • ginger- Garlic paste- 6 tsp
  • tomatoes- 3 (or 200 ml tomato puree)
  • Grated coconut- 1 and 1/2 cup
  • Chopped coriander leaves- 1 cup
  • coriander powder- 2 tbsp
  • chilli powder- 2 and 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala- 3 tsp
  • salt- to taste
  • oil- 3 tsp
  • lemon juice- 2 tbsp
  • egg- 1

How to make Goan Meatball Curry

  1. Prepare the meatballs by adding 1 cup chopped onion, 2 chopped green chilies, 2 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp garam masala, 1 tbsp coriander powder, salt and lemon juice to the minced meat.
  2. Mix well and let the minced meat rest for 20 minutes.
  3. Add the whisked egg to the minced meat mixture and shape them into small balls. Wet your hands in between shaping the balls to get perfect balls.
  4. In a grinder, grind the remaining onion, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, tomatoes, chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and add the curry leaves. Once the curry leaves are crisp, add the ground paste and saute for 10 minutes till their raw smell abates.
  6. Add the spice powders left after the marination of meatballs. Saute for 3-5 minutes. Now add chopped tomatoes and salt.
  7. You can use tomato puree instead of chopped tomatoes. Once the gravy is thick and saucy, drop the meat balls gently.
  8. Now cook the meatballs over low flame for 10- 15 minutes. Add a little water after 5 minutes.
  9. The meatballs will release sufficient water to cook this curry the extra water is to add more gravy.
  10. Once the meatballs are cooked the curry is done. (If you don't have grated coconut, you can add instant coconut milk towards the end of this curry and bring it to a final boil. I do this when I don't have grated coconut.)
  11. Serve it with rice and enjoy!

Reviews for Goan Meatball Curry (2)

Piyali Moitra2 years ago

should we deep fry the meatballs before adding into the curry?

Sheeba Bedi3 years ago

Looks so good... This dish is making my mouth water :D

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