Sri Lanka Bola Curry Beef Balls with Curry Gravy

Course : Curry
Serves: 1
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450 gram beef
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 slice bread -- thick slice
1/2 medium lime -- juice of
2 large eggs
25 grams onion
2 cloves garlic
2 slices ginger
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 whole clove
25 grams curry powder
1 liter oil
25 grams onion
2 cloves garlic cloves
2 pieces ginger -- fresh, slices
25 milliliters oil
1 bunch curry leaf sprigs
1/2 medium lemon grass stem
1/4 teaspoon fenugreek
1/8 milliliter coconut milk
1 teaspoon chile powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric juice
1/2 medium lime
1/2 teaspoon curry powder

Preparation / Directions:

Mince the beef and season with the pepper and salt. Grate the bread and moisten with the lime juice. Lightly beat 1 egg. Chop the onion, garlic and ginger and add to the beef together with the cinnamon, cloves, bread, beaten egg and curry powder. Mix well together and form into small balls the size of marbles. Beat the other egg and dip the meat balls into it. Heat the oil and deep fry the balls until they are golden brown. Drain and set on one side. To make the gravy: chop onion, garlic and ginger. Heat the oil and fry the onion, curry leaves and lemon grass Add the garlic, ginger, fenugreek, coconut milk chile powder and turmeric and cook until the gravy thickens stirring occasionally. Add the meat balls and simmer for a further 3 minutes. Add the lime juice and serve with a sprinkling of curry powder.

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