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Indian Style Meatballs w/gravy"

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Contributed by: Whitedov1208Added: Feb 11, 2009 at 08:17 PM


If you like Indian food or want to try it, this is an easy to do recipe. Use your choice of ground meat appropriate for your Blood Type and go from there!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (6 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 2 pounds ground beef or chicken, turkey or lamb
  • 1/2 medium onion 'finely' minced
  • 1/2 large onion 'chopped'
  • 5 cloves of garlic finely minced- divided
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (or you can roast the seeds and ground them)
  • 4 Tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro - divided
  • 1 small/med egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup flour (spelt, rice flour or any compliant-non secretors omit flour and egg)
  • 6 Tablespoons extra light Olive Oil (less if using a non-stick pan)
  • 1 1/2 cups beef, vegetable, chicken or turkey stock depending on your choice of meat.
  • 1/4 cup walnuts (or nuts of your blood type)
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron or turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mint leaves

How to make it:
  1. In a mixing bowl, stir together meat, finely minced onion, garlic, cilantro, cumin, egg, salt, thyme and mix well.
  2. Put flour on a flat plat.
  3. Form meatballs into 1' balls and dust in flour.
  4. Place on plate and refrigerate 10 minutes.
  5. In the meantime, finely ground the walnuts with mint and remaining cilantro.
  6. Set aside.
  7. Heat oil in frying pan and brown meatballs until golden brown on all sides (about 7 minutes).
  8. Remove onto a plate.
  9. Fry remaining 'chopped' onion until golden brown, add stock and bring to a boil.
  10. Return meatballs to pan and lower heat to simmer.
  11. Cover and cook 30 minutes.
  12. Add chopped walnuts (or your nuts) saffron or turmeric, remaining garlic, mint and cilantro to meatball and stock.
  13. Serve immediately or save for the next day.
    I made this entree with a side of brown rice noodles seasoned with ghee and Mrs. Dash Garlic and Herb seasoning.
  14. Add a vegetable of your choice.

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

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Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spearmint N N N N N N N N
Cilantro1 N B N N N N N N
Cumin N N N N N N N N
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Onion (Red/S...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Walnut (Engl...1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Thyme1 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Fl...2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Spelt Flour/...2 ,4 N N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Saffron N N N N N N N B
Turmeric B N N B N N B N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Beef1 A A A A N N B B
Lamb1 A N N B B B B N
Chicken1 N N A A A A N N
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 11, 2009 at 10:38 PM By: Lola

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