Ingredients

How to make it

  • Grind chickpeas,coconut and poppy seeds to a fine powder.
  • Combine all ingredients of meatballs in a large bowl.
  • Mix well and let stand 1/2 an hour to blend flavours.
  • Mean while,heat oil in a large pan/wok.Fry sliced onion in oil at medium heat till light brown.
  • Remove from oil and drain on absorbent paper.
  • Put tomatoes,yogurt,cumin seeds and fried onions in a blender and blend to a smooth paste.
  • Reheat the oil in the pan.Add ginger garlic paste,black pepper,cloves,cardamom,cinnamon stick and fry for 30 seconds,then add the above paste.
  • Add crushed coriander seeds,crushed red chillies,turmeric powder,nigella seeds and salt.
  • Cook,covered,on medium heat till water dries and the sides leave oil.
  • Mean while,prepare meatballs.With wet hands,shape mixture into medium sized balls.
  • When gravy is ready,add the prepared meatballs in a single layer.
  • Cook on low heat,moving the pan occasionally for 15-20 minutes or until meatballs are done.
  • Add little water,if the gravy is very thick and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat.Sprinkle garam masala,nutmeg & mace powder.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with Naan/Chappati.

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  • lexdavies 9 years ago
    Wow!!!!
    Sounds brill, even more ingrediants to try out when i make my version of this!
    Thanks High 5!!!
    Alexa
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    linda2230 ate it and said...
    Wow, I love the spices and herbs, such a dept of flavors that go into this recipe, I am sure I will love it. "5" from me. Thank you for sharing. ~~~Judy~~
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    linda2230 ate it and said...
    Wow, I love the spices and herbs, such a dept of flavors that go into this recipe, I am sure I will love it. "5" from me. Thank you for sharing. ~~~Judy~~
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Oh, this sounds delicious. All the best of the aromatics, it must be so tempting as it cooks. Fragrant and delightful.
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Both meatballs and gravy sound absolutely delicious here! 5 forks, my friend!
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    " It was excellent "
    angieaugusta ate it and said...
    sounds delicious ambus....thx for sharing....hi5
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    " It was excellent "
    chefmeow ate it and said...
    This sounds amazing. Great post my friend and a very high 5.
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    What an amaaaaaazing recipe! High 5! I can't wait to make this ambus!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow what a great meatball and gravey gotta try this thanks bunches high5
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    " It was good "
    choclytcandy ate it and said...
    Ambus--so SORRY! I accidently rated this as a 4 but wanted to give it 5 Forks! :-(
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