How to make Onion Meatballs -

Mutton mince mixed with masalas, shaped into balls wrapped with onion layers and bacon strips and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton mince (keema) (मटन का कीमा), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Onion Meatballs

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Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Onion Meatballs Recipe

  • Mutton mince (keema) ½ cup

  • Onions 3 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Fresh thyme 2

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Cumin powder ½ teaspoon

  • Cinnamon powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Bacon as required


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Halve the onions and separate the layers. Make pairs of two similar sized onion layers and keep aside eight such pairs. Chop the remaining onions.

Step 3

Mix together chopped onion, mutton mince, salt, garlic, crushed peppercorns, thyme, turmeric powder, cumin powder and cinnamon powder in a bowl. Divide the mixture into eight portions and stuff each portion into each pair of onion layers.

Step 4

Wrap these with bacon strips and secure with toothpick.

Step 5

Place the wrapped parcels on a baking tray, put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot with barbeque sauce.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.