How to make Meatballs in Cherry Sauce-SK Khazana -

Mutton mince balls served with a tangy cherry sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton mince, Canned cherries (टिन्ड चेरी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Mutton

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Meatballs in Cherry Sauce-SK Khazana

Meatballs in Cherry Sauce-SK Khazana Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Meatballs in Cherry Sauce-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Mutton mince 1 cup

  • Canned cherries 24-26

  • Cherry jam 2-3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon as required

  • Mustard sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Dried breadcrumbs 3/4 cup

  • Oil 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Blend together mutton mince, salt, crushed peppercorns, 1 teaspoon thyme leaves, mustard sauce, half the onions and breadcrumbs to a smooth mixture.

Step 2

Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape into balls.

Step 3

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan, add meatballs and shallow-fry till well cooked and browned from all sides. Remove from pan and set aside.

Step 4

Add remaining onions in the same pan and sauté till translucent. Add canned cherries, cherry compote and few thyme leaves and mix well.

Step 5

Add salt and crushed peppercorns, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add some water, mix and cook till cherries turn soft and pulpy.

Step 6

Transfer the mixture into a bowl and blend with a hand blender.

Step 7

Pour it into another non-stick pan and heat. Add the fried meatballs and mix well till all of them are well coated with the sauce.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.