Grilled Meatballs with Indian Yogurt Sauce~

Adapted from The Bride and Groom Menu Cookbook

2 pounds lean ground beef

1 medium red onion, minced

2 large garlic cloves, minced

3 tablespoons soy sauce

2 large eggs, beaten

1 teaspoon minced ginger

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

1+ tablespoon olive oil


1 pint Greek yogurt

2 medium garlic cloves, minced

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 teaspoons ground cumin

2 teaspoons ground turmeric

1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper

Salt and pepper to taste

Combine ground beef, onion, garlic, soy, eggs, ginger, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a bowl.  Mix together with hands till well combined.


Preheat broiler.

Brush baking sheet with olive oil to coatForm 24 meatballs from meat mixture and place 1-1 1/2 inches apart on pan.  Brush with olive oil.  Broil about 4 inches away from heating element for about 8 minutes, turning once at halfway point.


Make spiced yogurt sauce by combining yogurt with garlic, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, cumin, turmeric, cayenne, and salt and pepper to taste.

Serve warm meatballs with yogurt sauce.