Meatballs with rose petals

Starters (Starter (4 servings))

300 g minced beef
200 g minced lamb  
1 finely chopped onion
3 eggs
50 g finely chopped ginger
1 clove finely chopped garlic

1 tbsp cumin
2 tbsp ras el hanout
2 tsp rose water
petals of a rose
4 tbsp oil
pepper and salt




Mix the beef and minced lamb with eggs, garlic, onion and finely chopped ginger. Add salt and pepper and season with cumin and ras el hanout.  Knead until completely mixed. Then add rose water and chopped rose petals. Leave for at least half an hour so that the flavours absorb well in the meat. Then create small meatballs by hand and fry in a pan with oil until they are nicely browned.
Serve with lettuce.


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