Mutton balls (Kola Urundai)

Mutton balls (Kola Urundai)

Mutton balls (Kola Urundai)

This dish reminds a funny happening many years ago.Myself, my dad and sis went to a Chetinad Hotel. We ordered biriyani, chicken varuval and were waiting. A tall fat man very neatly dressed like a chef came to us with a big white tray with lots of Kola Urunadai on the tray. His hands had gloves, he bent to us and smiled politely and served us the Kola Urundai 2 for each of us. We munched and it was so damn tasty and me and my sis had 6 more. We thought it was complimentary but after our eloberate lunch when the bill came we were charged 15 rupees for 1 Kola urundai and a total of 18 kola urundai was a shock.

Not just us but other people were also shocked to see that these unordered kola urundai were charged ;)
Ingredients

Mutton Keema- 250 gms
Roasted gram- 100 g
Green Chillies- 3
Garlic-10 pods
Ginger- 1 inch piece
Fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp
Cardamon- 2
Cloves-3
Cinamon- 1
Onion- 2
Salt- as per taste
Curry leaves- 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves- 1/2 cup
Oil- for deep frying

Method:


Mutton balls (Kola Urundai)


Mutton balls (Kola Urundai)
  • Wash keema well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Chop finely onion, curry leaves and coriander leaves.
  • In a mixer grinder grind roasted gram, green chillies, garlic, ginger, fennel seeds, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves with some mutton stock to make a smooth paste.
  • Add cooked mutton keema and salt and grind to make a paste.
  • Remove the paste from mixer grinder and add finely chopped onion, curry leaves and coriander leaves.
  • Mix them well and make small balls.
  • HEat oil in a kadai and deep fry balls until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with red chilli chinese sauce.
Mutton balls (Kola Urundai)


Tinku Shaji

Tinku Shaji holds a bachelor of engineering in food engineering whose major interest is developing new recipes, food styling and food photography.

2 comments:

  1. Hi Tinku,

    In this mutton balls recipe do we need to soak roasted gram before we grind?

    Regards,
    Archana.

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    Replies
    1. No we need not soak. Its pottu kadalai

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