Meatballs In Cherry Sauce Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Meatballs in Cherry Sauce

The rich taste of the kofta beautifully complements the sweet and sour flavours of the cherry sauce. Serve with farmhouse bread for a rustic touch. 


  • 1 kg kofta meat, shaped into balls
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 kg sour cherries, pitted
  • 3-4 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoon pomegranate molasses
  • Farmhouse bread, medium-sized

How to Prepare

  1. In a non-stick saucepan, cook the kofta meatballs until seared and browned. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same pan, sauté the onion until golden. Add garlic, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon and hot water, and stir before adding cherries. Add the pomegranate molasses and simmer over medium heat until the cherries are soft and mashed.
  3. Return the meatballs to the pan over the cherries.Simmer over low heat for 15 mins.
  4. Gently slice off the top of the farmhouse bread and hollow it. Serve in the bread bowl and garnish with pine nuts and fresh mint leaves.

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