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Curry Soup with Meatballs Recipe | Easy Chinese Cuisine

Curry Soup with Meatballs Recipe | Easy Chinese Cuisine

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Easy Recipes, Soups
Cuisine China
Servings 4
Calories 325 kcal


  • Peanut oil
  • #Meatballs#
  • 8 oz lean ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp curry powder, or ¼ tsp curry paste
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 small egg, lightly beaten
  • #Broth#
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp curry leaves
  • cups water
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ cup shredded coconut, soaked in 1 cup hot water for 15 minutes.


  • #A hearty soup which is perfect for heating up a cold winter night.# Mix together meatball ingredients, and form into small balls about the size of walnuts.
  • Heat wok, add oil and, when hot, fry meatballs. When browned well all over, remove with a slotted spoon, and drain on paper towels.
  • Carefully drain oil from wok. Add 1 tsp of oil, and fry spices for the broth for 30 seconds.
  • Add onion, curry leaves, and garlic, and cook together for 3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, strain coconut in a sieve, press out as much liquid as possible, and discard the pulp.
  • Add water and coconut milk to the wok and simmer together for 5 minutes.
  • Adjust seasoning. Strain soup and return to wok. Add meatballs and simmer a further 5 minutes. Serve hot.
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