Meatballs with kasa*
Ingredients for 6-8 people
1 kg coarsely ground meat (mix of beef and pork)
3-4 onions finely chopped
1/2 bunch of parsley
1 cup olive oil
1/2 bag of breadcrumbs
5 tablespoons water
flour for frying
ingredients for the kasa:
2 tablespoons flour
juice of one lemon
Grate the onions, finely chop the parsley and add to the minced meat and mix.Sprinkle a few drops of olive oil, water, egg, breadcrumbs and mint along with salt and pepper.
Leave the mixture of ground meat in the refrigerator for a few hours.
Shape round meatballs out of the minced meat, roll them in flour and fry over high heat.When all the meatballs are cooked, drain the oil and put the pan back on the stove.
Melt the flour into the oil to make a slurry batter and add the lemon juice.
Drizzle the meatballs with this batter; it gives the dish much flavor.
*Kasa: batter made of flour and lemon juice
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