How to cook meat "hedgehogs"?
Meat "hedgehogs" with rice - very tasty and satisfyingthe second course, which is prepared quickly and simply, and therefore very popular in everyday life. To "hedgehogs" you do not need to serve garnish, since they already contain rice.
For their preparation, beef is suitable, andpork, and a combination of minced meat from different types of meat, depending on personal taste. Some housewives add chicken meat to the beef mince or make "hedgehogs" from one chicken or turkey.
The rice can be taken as long-grain or round. Some cooks prefer brown rice. It is also believed that with long rice meatballs are more like prickly "hedgehogs."
To cook meat "hedgehogs," the meat should becut into slices and pass through a meat grinder, simultaneously grinding and onions. Add egg, pepper and salt, stir. Egg is necessary to ensure that the meatballs do not fall apart. In the stuffing can be put finely chopped stalks of celery.
Rice as it should be washed, put on fire andcook until boiling. Then put in a colander to make the glass water, and cool it. After that, combine rice with minced meat and mix well. If desired, you can add various spices and tomato paste.
From the prepared forcemeat roll balls and roll them in flour. Meat "hedgehogs" put in a frying pan and lightly fry from all sides in butter.
Fried meatballs put in a saucepan, pour the meat broth and put in the oven for 15 minutes.
Many housewives cook meat "hedgehogs" in sauce. To do this, chop the onion, the Bulgarian pepper, grate the carrots on a large grater, put it all in a saucepan and lightly fry with vegetable oil. Add the tomato, water, spices and bring to a boil.
Then in the saucepan with boiling sauce to fold "hedgehogs", the water should be so much that it covers them. Stew until cooked on a low heat. Finished meatballs served with chopped greens.
You can cook "hedgehogs" meat intomato and sour cream sauce. Thanks to sour cream the dish becomes juicy, tender and tasty. To do this, lightly fried meatballs put in a saucepan or a deep baking tray. Mix sour cream with tomato paste and a little water, pour this sauce "hedgehogs." If necessary, add water and place in the oven for half an hour. Meat "hedgehogs can be served with vegetables and herbs.
You can prepare "hedgehogs" in sour cream and otherway. Raw meatballs put in a saucepan, pour water or broth, cover and put in the oven. At this time, you need to make a sauce of flour, broth and sour cream. In a frying pan, heat the flour without oil until lightly golden. Then pour in broth or water, mix thoroughly so that there are no lumps, add sour cream, sugar and salt. Once again, stir properly, put on a stove, bring to a boil and remove from heat. Sauce pour into a saucepan with "hedgehogs", when almost all the broth, in which they stew, evaporates. To torment minutes 5-7.
For 0.5 kg of minced meat will need two whitebulbs of medium size, a glass of rice, chicken egg, spices to taste. For the sauce you need to take 200 grams of sour cream, 3 tablespoons of tomato paste, salt and water. In the sauce, you can add the greens of basil, parsley or dill.