Mosaic Meals Ministry

It’s okay, I know …

You cooked lots of that favourite family meal, intending that some go to the Meals Ministry. BUT the family ate the lot! It did in my household.

Never mind, try again.

I have a new favourite in my household – Meatball curry (see recipe below). Care 2 Share your favourite meal?

Please contact the office to add to our Meals Ministry freezer, and especially if you feel you could do with some help with meals during a tricky season of your life.

Suggested Recipes

Meatball Curry

Recipe can be made a day ahead

Suitable for freezing

Serves 4-6


2 Tbs oil

1 clove garlic, crushed

2 medium onions, chopped

1 Tbs grated fresh ginger

½ tsp ground turmeric

½ tsp chilli powder (or a dollop of sambal terasi)

1 tsp garam masala

2 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped (or 1 tin of diced tomatoes)

1 Tbs chopped fresh mint


750g minced beef

¼ cup chopped fresh coriander

1 medium onion, chopped

1 Tbs grated fresh ginger

2 cloves garlic, crushed

½ tsp garam masala

1 small fresh chilli, seeded and chopped


  1. Combine all the ingredients for the meatballs in a big bowl. Mix well. Roll level tablespoons of the mixture into balls.
  2. Heat oil in pan, add meatballs in batches. Cook, turning until well browned. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Add onions, garlic and ginger to same pan. Cook, stirring until onions are soft. Add spices and cook, stirring, until fragrant.
  4. Stir in tomatoes and meatballs and cook covered for about 20 minutes. Add a little water if too dry. Stir in mint.