Ingredients |Imperial |Metric | ||Lean minced beef |1 lb |450 g ||Cracked wheat (Bulgar wheat) |4 oz |110 g ||Mango chutney |4 tablespoons |4 tablespoons ||Garlic clove |1 |1 ||Egg |1medium |1 medium ||Parsley |1 handful |1 handful ||Vegetable oil |about 1 pint |about ? litre ||Sauce |? |? ||Chopped tomatoes |14 oz |400 g ||Onion |1 medium |1 medium ||Garlic clove |1 |1 ||Green beans |4 oz |125 g ||Red pepper |1 |1 ||Olive oil |1 tablespoon |1 tablespoon ||? |? |? ||Salt and pepper |To taste |To taste |COOKING EQUIPMENT1 medium frying pan2 medium pansPREPARATION|[pic] |Soak cracked wheat in cold water (at start of recipe) || |Finely chop both garlic cloves || |Peel and cop the onion || |Finely chop the parsley || |Chop the beans (see picture below) || |Remove pith and seeds from red pepper and slice (see picture below) |Method|First, place the cracked wheat in a bowl of cold water to soak. |[pic] ||Add the olive oil then start frying the chopped onions in the frying pan on a | ||low heat. Dont brown them, cook for about 15 minutes. At the same time, put | ||the sliced green beans in a pan of just boiling water. | |? |[pic] |Put the minced beef, 1 chopped garlic clove and salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix || |well with your hands.
|| |Put the mango chutney and chopped parsley (save a couple of sprigs for use as || |garnish later) in another bowl and mix well. |? |Make ping pong sized balls from the minced beef mixture (about 15 balls). |[pic] ||For each meatball, flatten it gently in to about the size of a beef burger. Place | ||a small teaspoon of the mango chutney mixture in the middle of the meat and draw | ||up the sides of the meat to re-form a ping pong sized ball. | |? |[pic] |The onions and beans should be cooked now (about 15 minutes). Drain the beans || |of water, add the cooked onions, tomatoes, sliced red pepper, garlic and salt || |and pepper to taste.
|| |Cook the sauce mixture on a low heat whilst completing the rest of the recipe.|? |Drain the cracked wheat using a seive and force out some more of the water from the wheat by pressing with a spoon. |? ||Break the egg into a ball and lightly mix it up? with a fork. If you are cooking rice, start it off now. | |? |[pic] |Pour the vegetable oil into the frying pan and turn the heat up to high.
|| |Dip each of the meatballs in the egg and then roll it in the cracked wheat to get|| |a thick coating. || |Put the coated meatballs in the hot vegetable oil and cook for six minutes || |turning each minute. ||Place the cooked meatballs on warm plates and pour the sauce next to them on the|[pic] ||plate. | ||Add the rice (if wanted) and garnish the meatballs with a few of sprigs of | ||parsley. About three to four meatballs for each adult.? | |?