By Drum Digital
13 August 2015

A delicious meatball recipe that goes well with rice or pasta.

Preparation: 15 min

Cooking: 35 min

Chilling: 30 min

Serves 4-6

500 g pork mince

1 red pepper, finely chopped

1 onion, finely chopped

4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

2 red chillies, finely chopped

5 ml (1 t) coriander seeds

5 ml (1 t) cumin seeds

handful of coriander, chopped

salt and pepper


45 ml (3 T) olive oil

5 ml (1 t) salt

5 ml (1 t) turmeric

30 ml (2 T) tomato paste

750 ml (3 c) cider

1 beef stock cube

1. Place the mince, pepper, onion, garlic, chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and coriander in a mixing bowl and mix until well combined. Season and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

2. Shape even-sized balls out of the mince mixture and place it on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

3. SAUCE Put all the ingredients for the sauce in a saucepan over medium heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes or until thickened.

4. Put all the meatballs in the saucepan with the sauce, lower the heat, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked.

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