Mince croquettes

Recipe from: 4/1/1998 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 19
Servings 4
Time 30 min

Ingredients

  • 4
    medium potatoes, peeled and boiled
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 1
    ml
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1
    chilli, chopped
  • FILLING
  • 30
    ml
    oil
  • 250
    g
    lean beef mince
  • 1
    chilli, chopped
  • 1
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 5
    ml
    salt
  • 2
    ml
    ground turmeric
  • 5
    ml
    ground cumin
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 50
    ml
    fresh coriander, chopped
  • 30
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 30
    ml
    flour
  • 1
    large egg, beaten
  • 100
    ml
    dried breadcrumbs
  • oil for frying
 

Method

30 min
 
Mash the potatoes and add the salt, pepper and chilli.
Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the mince, stirring continuously to break up any lumps.
Add the chilli, garlic, salt, turmeric and cumin.
Cook for five minutes until dry.
Add the onion, coriander and lemon juice and cook for another minute.
Dust your hands with flour. Place a little mashed potato on the palm of your hand and place 5 ml of the mince filling in the centre.
Cover with a little more mash and roll closed.
Dip balls into egg and then into breadcrumbs.
Shake off any excess and shallow-fry until golden brown.
 

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