Chicken meatballs in Korma sauce

hey, lovelies,

hasn’t the weather just been majestic? We,ve been mainly cooking light lunches or having picnics in the garden.

grazing on jambon,smini pizzas or bacon and cheese tater tots.

Then the other night I actually had a dream That I was cooking this recpie of chicken meatballs in korma sauce!!!

How crazy is that?

Ok I,ll admit it do dream a lot about recipes and food, (daydream too, I think my brain could just be a big block of cheese)

This recipe was dreamed up, cooked up and served up all in my sleep  ( I’ve lost the plot )

like I could of went anywhere with the dream and served it up to Jamie Doran or Chris Martin, but no it was just lils and the hubs!

I’m really looking forward to hearing how you guys get on with this one,

after all its the stuff of dreams  (yep I went there)

Jolene x

Chicken meatballs in korma sauce

Ingredients

 Meatballs

  • 400g chicken mince
  • 100g breadcrumbs (or 2 slices of bread blended)
  • 1 onion
    2 garlic cloves
  • 1 chicken stock cube crumbled
    1 tablespoon curry powder mild
    season with salt and pepper
    small handful of fresh parsley

For the Korma sauce 

  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 centimeter cube ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon of mild curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon gram masala
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 can of coconut milk

 

Method

For the meatballs, ( makes 9)

preheat oven to 180c

crush garlic and chop ginger and parsley,

grate the onion or blend it if you have a blender

add chicken mince to a large mixing bowl and crumble in a chicken stock cube (the Oxo ones are the best for this)

season with salt and pepper and add in the breadcrumbs, onion garlic, and ginger

sprinkle in the curry powder and get your hand in and give a good mix

make 9 meatballs,

get a muffin tin and spray each hole with oil/frylight

add a meatball to each hole and oven bake for 20 minutes (this is the easiest way to make meatballs)

while the meatballs are cooking make your sauce

put a little coconut oil/ frylight  / olive oil a large pan

Fry garlic and ginger

add diced onion and soften

add tomato puree and then the  spices

finish with coconut milk simmer for 20 mins 

add meatballs and serve with rice 

I’m really looking forward to hearing how you get on with this one x

join in on the chat in our home cooks Ireland group or over on the facebook page

Thanks so much, Jolene x

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