Spicy indian meatballs recipe

Recipe for Spicy Indian Meatballs

Difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serves:  30
1 pound ground beef
1 egg
¼ cup breadcrumbs
1 ½ teaspoons minced ginger
½ cup small diced onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
¼ teaspoon whole fennel seed
1 teaspoon turmeric
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
¼ teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon Garam Masala or curry powder
1 ¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 20 oz. can diced pineapple in juice, drained or fresh pieces of pineapple or mango

1.    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.    In a large bowl combine all ingredients and mix well.
3.    Form small meatballs.
4.    Place meatballs on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
5.    Bake for 15 minutes or until cooked through.
6.    Place each meatball on a toothpick with a piece of pineapple.
7.    Serve with raita.
 
Yogurt Raita

Difficulty: easy
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1 ½ cups

1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons lemon juice
½ cup finely diced cucumber
¼ teaspoon ground cumin

1.    Combine ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
2.    Serve with meatball skewers.

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