Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Deep fried meat and potato balls. This recipe from Sri lanka uses no spices, therefor makes a good side dish, or will accompany many western dishes. Very easy to make and looks interesting on a plate. Kids love these.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Season the meat with the salt, pepper and vinegar.
  2. Heat two tbsp of the oil in a pan and fry the meat for 4 minutes.
  3. Add the onions, mint leaves chillies and celery, cook till the onions has softened, do not brown the onion.
  4. Remove from the heat and add the mashed potato, mix well.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool.
  6. Take the mixture and form into balls the size of golf balls. Dip them into the beaten eggs and then into the breadcrumbs.
  7. Heat the remaining oil and deep fry the balls till golden.
  8. Drain them on kitchen paper to remove any excess oil.
  9. If you have any of the beaten eggs left pour them into the hot oil for 1 min and use to garnish the dish.

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