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Pork Meatball Curry



4 portion(s)

Red Curry Paste

  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 0.5 teaspoon white peppercorns
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • 2 eschalots
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 4 sprigs coriander roots
  • 6 centimetres ginger
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 0.5 teaspoon shrimp paste
  • 1 teaspoon palm sugar
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil


  • 500 grams pork mince
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 centimetres ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 eggwhite


  • 0.5 red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 400 grams coconut milk, or a tin
  • 600 grams water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 70 grams long grain rice, per person


  • broccoli, chopped
  • cauliflower, chopped
  • Capsicum, chopped
  • carrots, chopped

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Place garlic and ginger into bowl and chop for 5 seconds, speed 7. Scrape down.

    2. Add remaining ingredients and mix for 20 seconds, speed 4.

    3. Using wet hands, roll tablespoons of the mixture into meatballs. Place on upper Varoma tray and leave to refrigerate while making paste

  2. Red Curry Paste
  3. 1. Place coriander seeds, cumin seeds and peppercorns into bowl. Roast for 2 minutes, Varoma, speed 2.

    2. Allow to cool to 60 degrees.

    3. Mill for 4 minutes, speed 9.

    4. Add all remaining ingredients on speed 8, 20 seconds. Scrape down bowl and repeat.

    5. This makes enough red curry for two meals. So remove half to freeze for another time.

  4. Curry
  5. 1. With red curry paste already in bowl, add fish sauce, coconut milk, water and stock.

    2. Insert basket. Add rice.

    3. Sit Varoma on top of bowl. Add vegetables on lower tray and meatballs on upper. Set time for 22 minutes, Varoma, speed 4.

    4. Check rice is cooked. If not add another 3 minutes, speed 4, Varoma.

    5. Assemble with rice followed by vegetables, followed by meatballs. Use any leftover sauce that was cooking the rice to pour over assembled meal. Drizzle with lime juice to serve.


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  • we loved the flavours of

    Submitted by hellie on 23. November 2015 - 22:13.

    we loved the flavours of this- I did add some spicy herb salt to the pork meatballs though. Will definately make this again Cooking 6 

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  • Is the rice meant to sit in

    Submitted by Nikki1987 on 25. February 2014 - 20:29.

    Is the rice meant to sit in the sauce? My rice is submerged. My thermie is also bouncing all over the shop! Will review once eaten tmrc_emoticons.-)

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  • Hi I am making this right now

    Submitted by Thermofewst on 24. December 2013 - 00:05.

    Hi I am making this right now but I noticed the curry method misses a step??  Lime juice in ingredients but doesnt say to add, I did anyway, will review post eating  :   )


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  • This would have to be one of

    Submitted by jacquiwiddicombe on 16. October 2013 - 20:53.

    This would have to be one of the best recipes I have ever made. Absolutely Awesome

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