Spicy Indian lamb meatballs

Spicy Lamb Meatballs in a Curry Sauce

Spicy Indian lamb meatballs

Spicy Lamb Meatballs in a Curry Sauce

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Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Servings 4 serves


  • 1 cup plain yoghurt
  • 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tin brown lentils drained
  • 750 grams lamb mince
  • 1 medium brown onion grated
  • 2 tbsp mild curry powder
  • 1 400g tin tomatoes diced
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • steamed basmati rice to serve


  • Drain lentils and then put in a large bowl. Add mince, onion and basil Season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Roll tablespoonfuls of mixture into balls. Place on a plate.
  • Heat a large, non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add curry paste and cook for 1 minute. Add tomato, stock and 1/4 cup water. Bring to the boil. Add meatballs. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through and sauce thickens.
  • Spoon steamed rice into bowls. Spoon over meatballs and sauce. Serve with basil.
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