How to Make Easily Meatballs and Rice Recipe at Home

meatballs & rice

Last Updated on December 1, 2020 by Sultana Parvin

Rice as the main course in any formal dinner or similar occasion needs to be served in an attractive manner. People decorate the rice dish in different colorways to draw the eyes of everyone. Meatballs and rice recipe is not only a colorful and decorative presentation of rice, but it also makes the rice bowl the most demanding dish on the table.

I make meatballs of lean beef finely cooked and mixed with the fried rice, along with other tasty and decorative ingredients. Unless you have the reservation of eating beef, meatballs with rice is an excellent way to service rice on any wonderful occasion.

Preparation time20 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time50 minutes

Ingredients for meatballs

  • 500 gm ground beef
  • 2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon hot spice powder
  • ½ cup chickpea powder
  • 1 cup oil

Process for meatball

Step 1

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Minced beef

Take ground beef in a bowl. Add onion paste, ginger paste, garlic paste, chili powder, salt, and hot spice powder to the meat. Mix all together nicely. Add egg and chickpea powder to the mixture. Make small balls, a little larger than chickpea, and keep it aside.

Step 2


Heat oil in a pan and deep fry all balls until golden brown. Take out the balls from the pan and place them on a paper-lined tray.  Keep them aside for the next step meatballs & rice.

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Ready meatball

Ingredients for meatballs and rice recipe

  • 500 gm rice (Basmati or scented rice)
  • 100 gm clarified butter
  • 100 gm nuts
  • 50 gm sultanas
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4-5 pieces of cinnamon
  • 4-5 pieces of cardamom
  • 1 liter Water

Process for meatballs with rice

meatballs with rice
Meatball rice

Step 1

Wash rice and rinse it very well. Keep aside.

Step 2

Heat clarified butter in a pan and fry sultanas (raisin) for 1 to 2 minutes. Take out all sultanas and keep them aside.

Step 3

Take water in a deep pan. Add cinnamon, cardamom, and salt to the water. Add rice after boiling the water. If you feel a bit dry, you need to add more water.

Step 4

Cook the rice on a low beam with a lead for 15-20 minutes.

Step 5

When the rice is ready to add all meatballs to the rice. Spread all nuts and fried sultanas over the rice.

The meatballs and rice recipe are ready to serve. Serve this rice with chicken in foil paper or beef chili and salad to your guests.

Total Fat20.5g
Total Carbohydrates68.6g
Vitamin D0%

I love to cook and like to share my delicious recipes with my beloved friends and family. If you like my meatballs and rice recipe please share the recipe with your friends and family. Tips: If you have a super chopper at home, you can prepare mince beef at home.

Recipe by Sultana

*Happy Cooking*

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Sultana Parvin, the owner of this site ( is a passionate recipe builder with thorough knowledge of food, nutrition, and dietary needs for people of different ages and different physical conditions. She has contributed her creative recipes to different food and recipe sites, e-books, and magazines. Sultana is widely experienced on different menu and food courses. With her amazing cooking expertise and innovative ideas, she has been writing various food recipes, particularly those Bangladeshi and Indian traditional main and side dishes like: vegetarian, chicken, meat, fish, desert, rice, noodles, cakes, cookies, soup, smoothies etc. Sultana possesses in depth knowledge on foods’ nutrition value and other relevant contents, such as calorie, carbohydrate, fat, sugar, fiber, sodium, protein etc. of a wide variety of food items. In addition to the taste of food items, Sultana analyses psychology and taste of different categories and ages of people while developing her food recipes. Publications of Sultana Parvin: Sultana wrote a number of Recipe Books, among those following recipe books have been published in ** Yummy Vegetable Recipes: Delicious Indian Vegetable Dishes ** Authentic Indian Vegetable Dishes **30 Diabetic and Heart Healthy Indian Food Recipes with Nutritional Detail Sultana edited a famous recipe book, namely “Flavors of India and Africa” written by Khatun Gulamani of California, USA.