Syrian Meatballs

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This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.


500 grams Minced beef (or lamb)
125 grams Cooked carrots, minced
1 clove Garlic, minced
100 grams Rice, cooked
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Curry powder
Salt and pepper
10 tablespoons Sesame seeds


In a mixing bowl, add in the minced beef, cooked carrots, minced garlic, cooked rice, egg, curry powder, salt and pepper to taste. Stir until the mixture is well-blended.
Roll the beef-rice mixture into 3cm balls, about 35 balls. Coat each ball evenly with sesame seeds. Heat the oil in a large skillet until hot. Lower in the meatballs, several at a time and fry until cooked through and nicely golden. Remove and drain. Serve them warm with sour cream.




Syrian meatballs are made with ground beef (or lamb), rice, carrot, garlic and curry. They are fast and easy to make.


40.0 meatballs


Friday, January 1, 2010 - 5:59am


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