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Any housewife knows how delicious fry cutlets, many perfectly prepared zrazy.But how to cook meatballs with gravy, knows not every aspiring chef.Let's shed some light on this tasty, useful and satisfying dish.
To begin preparing the classic meatballs at home, you need to figure out how they differ from the usual burgers.Firstly, an optional ingredient in a meat ball.Chicken - this beef, onion and egg, but the meatballs - it is also a cereal (mainly rice) or bread.Secondly, delicious gravy.It can be tomato, sour cream, mushroom or vegetable.
Third, this method of cooking.Traditionally meatballs first roasted, and then immersed in roux and stew awhile.But if you have problems with the gastrointestinal tract, or just ti
How to cook meatballs with gravy
cooking meatballs we will be in 3 stages.
Stage 1 - minced
To prepare meatballs minced needed.It can be chicken, meat or fish.It all depends on your culinary preferences.A popular option - a minced beef and pork.The proportions can be both equal and unequal, it is caused by your wishes to the stiffness and fat.To get a tasty meatballs cook stuffing yourself if you do not have time - buy the magazine.
We will prepare low-fat ground beef.To do this, take 500 grams of frozen veal and let it thaw slightly at room temperature.How to defrost?In severe frost estimated defrosting time - 30-40 minutes.
Tip: To easily scroll meat on a mechanical grinder, it should be partially frozen, that is not quite melted, but not frozen as a bone.Frozen meat, you can not even cut, and Talos - will look and chewing pressure. Using a large grille, twist the meat.Stuffing is ready.
Step 2 - meatballs
To make meat balls, you need to add the onion to the meat, eggs and grits (or bread crumbs).Traditional meatballs - the meat with rice, they we will do.
To do this, take 150 grams of rice, parboiled dlinnozernovogo better.Rinse it and boil until cooked.It is also permissible to cook rice or half does not boil it and pour the boiling water.If you are using a half-baked rice, do not forget to further increase the extinguishing time of meatballs in gravy.
While cereal is prepared, clean and finely chop the onion.Send it to brown and rub themselves carrots.Once the onion browns, put in a pan and carrots.When ready, mix the boiled rice and browned vegetables. add the resulting mixture to the meat.To meatballs fall apart, to add to the viscosity of the egg.
Sprinkle the entire contents of seasoning.We use curry, paprika and black pepper.You can use a different set of spices.
Combine all ingredients and beat off the stuffing.This is necessary to ensure that future meatballs became lush and delicate taste.Take the stuffing into the hands abruptly throw it on the table, a pot or a cup where you have it kneaded.Repeat this procedure for 15-20 times.
Then do yourself meatballs.Well moisten hands with water, it is necessary to mince particles do not stick, and start to roll small balls with a diameter of 3-4 cm. Too small lumps may be very Ujar, and a greater risk of not propechsya.In addition, small meatballs can simmer in a pan that leaves much tastier than in a skillet. Ready meatballs dipped in flour.
Once finished with the meat, wash your hands and wipe them dry.Roll the meat in flour lumps.To make them more beautiful form, go once again in the hands of every meatballs, squeezing slightly to the balls could not fall apart during cooking.If the meat will stick to your hands, dip your hands in flour and dip each meatballs.
like burgers, meatballs are perfectly stored in the freezer.Therefore, you can safely make a large amount of meat balls and freeze them for later.Then you will only make the gravy and stew in her meatballs.
Step 3 - Make the gravy
gravy with mushrooms, we will.On the preparation of sour cream and tomato sauce in the next section.
Take 3-4 cloves of garlic and crush them with a side cutter. Place the garlic in a frying pan with boiling oil and burn it to the black charcoal.This procedure removes the smell of sunflower oil, and give the dish a spicy flavor.Remove remaining embers.
Take mushrooms.For the gravy is permissible to use white mushrooms, boletus, mushrooms, etc.We will use the mushrooms.Due to the fact that the mushroom season far behind, take 200 grams of marinated mushrooms and well of wash out.If mushrooms are too acidic, can for some time, soak them in water.Next, finely chop and send them in a pan with garlic butter.
Once the mushrooms lightly browned, add to the pan the finely chopped onion.
At this time, a little on the dry skillet Brown the 2 tbspflour, which later you send in a mushroom sauce.
Pour gravy 1.5 cups of boiling water, stir well all content.
Add more spices (rosemary, curry, cumin and coriander) and allow the mixture to thicken slightly.If you aspire to good nutrition, you prefer stews or do not want to expose the strong cutlets roasting, lower the meatballs into the mixture.If you prefer a more savory variant, the meat lumps must first fry or bake until nice brown.Then put them in the stew gravy.
sauce should hide fried meatballs more than half of them to get juicy and tasty.Be aware of this in advance and add water if necessary.After the boil dish, set the timer for 10 minutes.When the time is up, add 2 small bay leaves.
After another 10 minutes, sprinkle all the greens. Meatballs with mushroom sauce ready!
meatballs Other recipes and tips
1. Beef meatballs with breadcrumbs
This version resembles the usual burgers.Take 2 tablespoons of sour cream and mix them with the same amount of bread crumbs.Add to this mixture 100 ml of water.In a pound of ground beef, add finely chopped onion or twisted.Connect with minced meat with breadcrumbs, stir well and repel it.
Some cooks add to meatballs soaked stale bread.This allows the meat juices stay inside, and meat balls are more juicy and tasty.
2. Sour cream or tomato sauce
To prepare the sauce, it is desirable to use broth or water in which cooked cereal.If neither one nor the other is not, use regular hot water.For the sour cream sauce, add 4 tablespoons boiling watersour cream and a little salt.For the tomato sauce, use 4 tablespoonstomato paste, salt, do not add.
Excellent tomato sauce out of tomato juice.Using the juice, in any case, do not dilute it with water or your gravy thickens.Be sure to use spices, especially basil.It will give your tomato gravy unforgettable taste and aroma.
3. Meatballs with sauce in the oven
cooking meatballs in the oven is different from the version in the pan only the last stage.The previous two are exactly the same general recipe.
Instead of quenching in a frying pan or skillet, use a special baking dish, preferably with Teflon coating.In it lay the meatballs on top and pour the cooked sauce in advance.Bake meatballs necessary at a temperature of 200 ° C.Once the sauce begins to boil, the power must be reduced to 150 ° C.The total time of quenching should reach 40-50 minutes.If you have gastritis or you priderzhivaetets diet, then instead Multivarki use a double boiler or microwave.
4. Meatballs with sauce in multivarka
These meatballs are different from the usual recipe again the third stage.Only in this version you do not need to pre-prepare the gravy, you just stacked all the ingredients in multivarku and advance himself.For example, if you use a cream sauce, which was by 400 ml of boiling water, put 4 tablespoons of sour cream or mayonnaise, add favorite spices, laurel and salt.Select "extinguish" mode and set the timer for 60 minutes.After the meal had time to prepare, serve the meatballs on the table with a side dish.
If you use multivarku-cooker, the cooking time is reduced to 30 minutes.
Experiment, add a variety of cereals, combine different stuffings, use lamb, try to add vegetables to the gravy.Change sauces, add other spices.For the meatballs are ideal side dishes - pasta, potatoes, rice, cabbage, salad - ketchup, mustard, onion sauce.Even rice is perfectly in harmony with such a dish.It is so versatile that every one of his cooking can be completely different from the previous culinary delights.expand the usual menu for a family with tasty dishes.
Bon Appetit and see you soon!