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How to make meat balls with rice

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Hi, Today we have a delicious dish, this dish is very famous called meat balls with rice. Meatballs dish is very traditional and popular around the world. Every place in the world has different ingredients to make this delicious dish. Stay with me here I will show you how to make meat balls with rice in the most wonderful way that makes you return to our blog every time you want to make it.

Meatballs can join many recipes, I mean you can add meat balls almost to every dish you can make meatballs with spaghetti, with soup, doubly cheesy meatballs bake, etc… As has been noted, in this article, we will make it with rice. Stay tuned.


What kind of rice should I use with meat balls?

There is no specific type you can use whatever you want white rice, black rice, the brown one, etc… But, in this article, we use a type of rice dish called Pilaf. The origin of this dish belongs to south Asia, and the middle and also it is a lot familiar in India.

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How to make meat balls with rice

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 35 min Cook Time 30 min Rest Time 10 min Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



  1. Let's begin here, firstly, we will start with the rice, bring a bowl and add the rice to it. Add 3 cups of water to the bowl and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Secondly, until we wait let's go and prepare meatballs. Bring a bowl, and bring all the ingredients of the meatball you will find them above. Put the beef, minced onion, garlic, salt, black pepper, egg, mustard, and breadcrumbs you can check why we use breadcrumbs in this article.

  3. Thirdly, mix all the previous ingredients in the bowl, you can use whatever you one however, it is better if you mix it with your hands to feel if the mixture bind well or not.

  4. Next, here we will make balls with the mixture that we made before. It is better if you use your hands to make the meat balls all the same. With these ingredients, it will make approximately 25 balls. Actually, it depends on the size of the balls that you make.

  5. After that, in another bowl, add the white flour and put the meatballs inside the flour until they are completely covered.

  6. Next, bring a pan, put a little oil and butter in it, wait until the butter melts, add all the meat balls to the pan and here it is better if you use a large pan to put all the meatballs together.

  7. After that, let the meatballs fry and flip them from while to while until their color changes to brown.

  8. Here, we finished with meatballs, and let's go with rice, bring a frying pan and add oil, cumin, ginger, bay leaves, onion cut into circle slices, and stir well for 2 minutes. Add salt, black pepper, coriander powder, and serrano Chili. Stir all the mixture well for 5 minutes.

  9. After that, add the meat balls and soy sauce to the pan and pour the water above it until gets covered or a little less. Cover the pan and let the water boils.

  10. Next, drain the rice from water and add it to the pan. in addition, stir well and let it cook until the water is gone.

  11. Finally, we are done with our recipe meatballs with rice all you have to do is season the dish. Cheers!!!

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