SPICY BEEF BALLS RECIPE
1 cup minced beef
2 pieces shallots- minced
½ cup quick cook oats
1 medium size potato- boil and mash
2 teaspoon minced cilantro (see photo)
1 teaspoon instant yeast
½ cube beef stock
½ teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon garlic pepper powder
½ teaspoon fennel seed powder
¼ cup low fat milk
¼ cup suji flour
Use non stick pan. Boil minced beef, beef stock, salt, pepper, fennel and onions with 3/4 cup water. Stir until beef is cooked and water completely dries up. Blend and put in a mixing bowl.
When cooled, add in oats, milk, mash potato, cilantro, sugar and yeast. Mix well and set aside for 1 hour.
Shape into balls, roll over suji flour and fry until golden brown. Dip in tomato or chili sauce.
Complement with pita bread filled with mixed vegetables of your choice.
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