Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Turkey Meatball Curry

I spoke to a cousin of mine who constantly comes up with ideas on making curry for her family. She gave me this idea on making meatball curry which tastes almost like chicken curry with meatball version which I think is clever when you have little ones trying to eat on their own.  


1 lb ground turkey
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1 egg
1/4 cup of either breadcrumbs or oats ( use only if the mixture is too soft)
salt and pepper
1 small potato, cubed
1 tomato, cubed
1 onion, sliced
Cinnamon stick
3 cloves
2 tbsp curry powder
1/2 tsp chili powder
1 1/2 cup water or more

  • Mix the cumin, coriander, ginger garlic paste, oats, egg, salt, pepper and turkey together and set aside.
  • In a medium heat, lightly oil a pot and throw in the cinnamon stick, onion, cloves, anistar and stir till fragnant.  Add the tomatoes and potatoes.  Stir and let it hang out for about 1 minute then add the curry powder, chili powder and water. Stir and let it come to a boil. Cover and let the potatoes cook. 
  • Once the potatoes are almost fork tender, drop the meatballs one by one. Do not stir, just leave them to cook.   If you stir the meatballs will break apart.  Once the curry comes up to a boil again, slowly turn the meatballs and let the other side cook.  At this point you can adjust the seasoning. Whether you need more liquid or more curry powder.  It depends on your taste buds.
  • After the meatballs are fully cooked and the seasoning is just right, sprinkle some coriander leaves and dish out.


  1. Can I have more step by step pictures for newbies like me please :-)

  2. I am a sucker for anything with curry! Looks delicious! :)