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Spicy Lamb Meatballs


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 40m


  • 500g lamb mince (or beef can be substituted)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tsps curry powder
  • 2 tsps ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1⁄2 tsp paprika or cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsps fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 50g breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


Step 1

Heat oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Put the mince into the mixing bowl. Add the onions, garlic, curry powder, cumin, garam masala, paprika or cayenne pepper and coriander, then mix well. Add the beaten egg and breadcrumbs, then mix again.

Step 3

Divide the meat mixture into 15-18 even-sized pieces and shape into small balls.

Step 4

Heat the oil in the frying pan over a medium heat and add the meatballs using a spoon. Cook them for 5 minutes, turning until golden brown. Remove from the pan and place them on to the tray. Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes.

Step 5

Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly.

Step 6

Garnish with freshly chopped parsley and serve with a fresh, crisp green salad, pita bread and tomato salsa.

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