• 1 pound halal ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 large onion, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • ½ teaspoon mint, crushed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 slice of bread, soaked and squeezed dry
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • flour
  • vegetable oil

Step 1

Combine all the ingredients, except for the flour and oil, in a large bowl.

Step 2

Roll the mixture into small balls (a little smaller than a walnut).

Step 3

Dust with flour.

Step 4

Heat oil in a sauté pan.

Step 5

Fry the meatballs until cooked throughout.


Serve warm and without sauce.

Add to your favorite tomato sauce.

You may substitute 1 pound halal ground beef with a mixture of ½ pound halal ground lamb and ½ pound halal ground beef.