Soft meatballs stirred in with tomato, lime and peeled lychees.
- Total Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time1 hr
- Recipe Servings4
Ingredients of Fesenjoon
- Refined oil
- 1/2 kg minced mutton
- 1 egg
- 1 lemon
- 3 onions
- 4 - 5 tomatoes, pureed
- 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
- 2 green chillies
- 7 - 8 peeled lychees
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- Sugar to taste
- Salt to taste
- Fresh coriander for garnish
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For the Meatballs:
Add the egg, ginger garlic paste, some freshly ground black pepper and 1 tsp of refined oil into the minced mutton.
Add 1 tsp of salt and mix together.
Make small meatballs out of the mixture.
In a pan, shallow fry the meatballs till golden brown and keep aside.
In another pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil.
Add the green chillies and onions and sauté it for 15 minutes.
To this add the tomato puree, a pinch of sugar, salt and pepper.
Stir for 2 minutes.
Then place the fried meatballs in the tomato sauce and add a dash of lime juice.
Let this simmer for 20 - 25 minutes.
Stir in the peeled lychees and cook for 8 - 10 minutes.
Garnish with fresh coriander.