Pork Meatballs in Curry Coconut Sauce

24 Feb


This is such an amazing recipe. It is a refreshing twist on a normal curry and it is much better for you. You could also use turkey mince instead which would be even healthier. The meatballs are bursting with Indian flavors. These would be a great party food as well because the meatballs are not crumbly and would be great to serve with some tooth picks. There is a few different steps in this recipe but they are all very straight forward, so don’t fret.


Pork Meatballs in Curry Coconut Sauce (Serves 2-3)

350-400g pork mince

1 small onion, finely diced

1/2 red chilli, finely diced

3cm piece ginger, peeled and grated

1tbsp dried coriander

1/2tsp garam masala

1/2 egg, lightly beaten

25g breadcrumbs

salt and pepper

2tbsp olive oil

1tbsp medium curry paste

100g tomatoes, roughly chopped

150ml light coconut milk

1/2tbsp lemon juice

a handful of flaked almonds

  • Preheat the oven to 200ºc/395ºf.
  • Put the pork mince, onion, chilli, half the ginger, coriander, garam masala, egg and breadcrumbs in a bowl and use your hands to mix thoroughly. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Shape into meatballs and lay in one layer in a casserole dish. Drizzle with the olive oil and shake to coat all the meatballs. Place in the oven for 15mins until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, make the sauce. Put the curry paste in a medium pot with the leftover half of the ginger. Cook over a medium heat for 2mins then add the tomatoes and cook for a further 2mins. Pour in the coconut milk and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5mins.
  • When the meatballs are cooked, pour the sauce over them and make sure all the meatballs are coated. Return to the oven for 20mins.
  • Before serving, sprinkle with the lemon juice and almonds. Serve with rice or pasta.


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