FRIKKADELS / RAW MINCE CUTLETS (DUTCH FORCED MEAT BALLS OR PATTIES)
Frikkadels or Frikadellers are a legacy of the Durch to Anglo-Indian Cuisine. Frikkadels are also known as Raw Mince Cutlets. Frikkadels are pan fried or braised meat balls or patties made with spiced ground meat or meat mince of either beef, lamb or chicken.
500 grams minced beef or lamb
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 cup soft breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon crushed garlic
½ teaspoon mild chillie powder or paprika
2 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 tablespoons finely chopped mint
Salt to taste
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 eggs, beaten
4 or 5 tablespoons oil for frying
Combine all ingredients together and mix well.
Form the meatballs by rolling portions into balls and pressing down slightly to flatten them.
Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan and brown the meatballs on both sides.
Reduce heat and cook until the meat is no longer pink.
Serve with any sauce or chutney