Yield: 4 servings
|1 pounds||Ground meat (beef or lamb)|
|2 \N||Med. onion|
|\N \N||Large handful of fresh mint|
|\N \N||Large handful of fresh|
|\N \N||Tomato paste|
|\N \N||Split peas|
Cook same of rice and split peas (½-¾ c. each) in pan - with not too much water for 5-10 min. Chop onion with mint and watercress.
Add about ½ t. salt and ¼ to ½ t. turmeric on rice, then add onions and mix with meat. Add 1 egg. Mix well.
Coarsely chop 1 med onion and put in pan with a little oil and about 3 T. butter Saute, then add about ½ t. turmeric, 3 T. tomato paste, salt (½ t.), and water (about ½ saucepan). Bring to a boil.
Make palm-sized meatballs and place in boiling mixture. Cook about ½ hr. Serve in bowls with broth. Yogurt and pickles on the side.