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    Bombay Turkey Meatballs

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    55 mins

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    35 mins

    loof's Note:

    This recipe came from a book called "The Meatball Cookbook Bible", slightly modified to suit our tastes. These different and delicious curry-flavored meatballs are a real treat!

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    1. 1
      Place the yogurt in a strainer and place it over a medium bowl. Shake a few times, then let sit for 30 minutes. Pour the liquid out of the bowl; put the remaining yogurt into the bowl and set aside.
    2. 2
      Mince the garlic. Chop the apricots, parsley, and tomato. Break the bread into small pieces.
    3. 3
      Toast the pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat; remove from the skillet. Add the oil and heat over medium high heat; saute the garlic for several minutes until soft.
    4. 4
      Whisk egg and milk in a mixing bowl. Add the bread, apricots, parsley, and curry powder. Mix well.
    5. 5
      Add the garlic (with oil), pine nuts, and turkey to the mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Shape mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls.
    6. 6
      Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray. Arrange meatballs on pan and spray tops of meatballs with cooking spray.
    7. 7
      Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
    8. 8
      Combine the cumin with the yogurt in a small bowl and whisk until combined. Fold in chopped tomato.
    9. 9
      Serve the meatballs with the yogurt sauce.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 03, 2011


      Wonderful blend of flavors and I loved the texture of the pine nuts and apricots. Nice hint of curry without being overpowering and they went beautifully along with the cumin yoghurt and a light salad. The only thing I changed is that my oven puts out a lot of heat from the top that tends to burn at high temperatures, so I cooked at 180C / 350F for 30 minutes which worked out well.

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    • on January 30, 2013


      We really enjoyed these meatballs with the curry and apricots. I made the dipping sauce, but we preferred them just as they were. The sauce was good, but I was concerned that it would overpower the meatballs. Either way -- they make a really enjoyable meal. Served them with some Tandoori Sweet Potatoes. Made for a great Indian-inspired meal tonight. Made for PRMR, January, 2013.

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    • on January 22, 2013


      Love the flavor combination, TRUE!
      Highly recommend when you want something different or unusual re meatballs too!
      GREAT for entertaining, healthy!
      Enjoyed making for the AUS/NZRecipe Swap # 72 the Bombay Turkey Meatball recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Bombay Turkey Meatballs

    Serving Size: 1 (206 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 440.7
    Calories from Fat 146
    Total Fat 16.2 g
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    Cholesterol 153.9 mg
    Sodium 206.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 24.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    Sugars 13.6 g
    Protein 49.4 g

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