Chickpea Meatballs

Gondi

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Preparation info

  • Makes 12 meatballs/Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in

Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple

Joon

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2015

  • About

Gondi is popular among the Jewish community of Iran, especially for Shabbat. Some say the name is from one of two villages of the same name in Iran.

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 2 medium onions, peeled and grated
  • 1 lb (450 g) ground chicken thigh meat

Method

  1. To make the meatballs: In a mixing bowl, combine the onions, ground chicken, salt, pepper, cardamom, saffron-infused rose water, and 2 tablespoons water. Knead the mixture lightly with your hands.
  2. Add the chickpea flour, a little at a time, and continue to knead unt