Al Mawashi

Tomato Sauce Meatballs


750g minced mutton or lamb

1 Clove of garlic, crushed

1 small onion, Grated

2 Thick slices of white bread

1 Egg

1 Teaspoon spices

1 tablespoon chopped parsley salt and pepper


1 ½ cups of chopped peeled tomatoes

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 small green pepper, finely chopped

Half teaspoon sugars

Salt and pepper

Half cup of water

2 Tablespoons flour

oil for frying.


Mix Mince with garlic and onion.

Soak bread in cold water, squeeze dry and crumble into mince.

Add egg, spice, parsley and seasoning. Blend thoroughly to a smooth paste.

With wet hands, shape spoonful of the mixture into balls. Gently roll in flour.

Heat oil in a frying pan and fry meatballs until browned on all sides. Remove from pan and drain.

Combine ingredients for sauce in a saucepan and simmer for 5 mins.

Add meatballs and simmer gently for 45 Minutes to 1 hour.

Serve with rice