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Keemay Ki Goliyaan (Fried Meatballs)

Keemay Ki Goliyaan (Fried Meatballs) is a delicious North Indian appetizer. It is combined with  seasonings and spices. A perfect starter for your next party or a perfect dish for Iftar. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting Time2 hrs
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: iftar, meatballs
Author: two cloves in a pot



  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • 1/2 medium size onion finely chopped
  • 1 green chili pepper finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh green cilantro finely chopped
  • 3 tsp whole coriander seeds crushed
  • 2 tsp crushed red pepeper
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • a pinch baking soda (just before frying)
  • 2 tbsp gram flour (besan)
  • 2 cups olive oil extra virgin (for frying)
  • chaat masala to garnish
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice to garnish


Keemay Ki Goliyaan (Fried Meatballs)

  • In a bowl, combine ground beef, salt, ginger garlic paste, onion, green chilli pepper, cilantro, baking soda, and crushed coriander seeds.
  • Mix well and marinate for at least 2 hours in the fridge.  
  • Take it out of the fridge, add in gram flour(besan) and a pinch of baking soda into your ground beef mixture and mix well. 
  • Grease your hand with oil then shape the ground beef mixture into little 1/4-1/2 inch meatballs.
  • In a wok or frypan, add in 2 cups of olive oil on medium heat. 
  • Once it's heated, add in couple of meatballs and fry them well on both sides for 5-7 minutes, then fry the rest. 
  • Garnish with chaat masala and fresh lemon juice. 
  • Serve with green chutney.