Mexican Chicken Meatball Chilli Stew Recipe

A comforting dish that you can make for your family for a Sunday meal. The stew is filled with goodness of rajma and sauteed onions and tomatoes that is slowly cooked with a spicy chicken meatball . The stew is balanced with flavour from spice like cumin and paprika powder and slow cooked to enhance more Taste. Serve it along with some toasted bread and butter.

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Mexican Chicken Meatball Chilli Stew Recipe
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Mexican Meatball Chilli Stew Recipe will be a most loved recipe when your try this dish at home. The stew is made by first sautéing the onions and tomatoes till they soften and leave out flavours. Then we add in a lot of other ingredients like cooked rajma, cumin powder, pepper powder, paprika powder to develop more flavour. The consistency is then adjusted by adding some water to it. Finally some spiced chicken meatballs are dropped into the stew and slow cooked till the flavours are enhanced.

Serve the Mexican Meatball Chilli Stew Recipe along with some toasted bread and Smoked Vegetarian Spanish Rice Recipe by the side to enjoy your special lunch on a Sunday afternoon.

If you are looking for more Stew Recipes here are some : 

  1. Moroccan Style Vegetable Stew Recipe
  2. Jamaican Style Vegetarian Stew Recipe
  3. Kerala Style Kappa Ishtoo Recipe (Tapioca Stew Recipe)

Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Dinner
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

60 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For the Stew
  • 2 Onions , chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes , chopped
  • 1 Green zucchini , chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
  • 1 cup Rajma (Large Kidney Beans) , soaked overnight and cooked
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • Cooking oil
  • For the Chicken Meatball
  • 200 grams Chicken , minced
  • 2 Chipotle Chillies / Peppers , or dried red chilli will do
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Mexican Chicken Meatball Chilli Stew Recipe

  1. To begin making the Mexican Meatball Chili Stew Recipe, boil the chipotle chillies in some water over a saucepan. Boil for about 20 minutes until the chillies become soft.

  2. Cool it down, and drain all the water. Remove the seeds from inside and add the boiled chillies into the mixer and grind till the chillies become a smooth paste.

  3. Once done add the paste to the minced chicken, also add other ingredients like cumin powder, chopped and salt. Mix well and shape them into medium sized balls and keep it aside.

  4. Heat a casserole with oil, add ginger and garlic and sauté till they soften. Add in chopped onions and saute until the onions turn translucent.

  5. Once the onions have caramelised well, add chopped zucchini and saute till they become soft.

  6. Later you can add chopped tomatoes and sprinkle some salt. Saute till it softens.

  7. Add your cooked rajma, along with the cumin powder, paprika powder, pepper powder and salt. Give the chilli stew a mix. Add about 1 cup of water and slow cook until the Chili Stew comes together.

  8. Once the Chilli Stew has thickened lightly, you can add the Chicken Meatballs into the stew and allow the stew to slow cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes.

  9. After few minutes of slow cooking the Mexican Meatball Chili Stew, you can check for seasonings and adjust if you would need any. Slowly stir well and serve the Mexican Meatball Chilli Stew warm.

  10. Serve the Mexican Meatball Chilli Stew Recipe along with some toasted bread and Smoked Vegetarian Spanish Rice Recipe by the side to enjoy your special lunch on a Sunday afternoon.

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