• If you'd like to reduce the amount of oil used in the recipe, heat the pan without adding any oil to it. When it’s hot, add a layer of meatballs, cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Then flip the meatballs over and cook the other side for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour the sauce on top and cook for 25 to 30 minutes over medium flame.
• Add the sauce ingredients to a pot and bring to a boil. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes over a medium flame until it thickens.
• You are welcome to adapt the sauce to your taste: reduce the amount of spices you don’t like, and add more of those you do like, such as coriander, basil, scallion and mint. You can also use any type of meat you like – chicken breast or thighs, or turkey.
• Children love smaller, 2-cm. meatballs. Prepare a sauce with oregano or fresh basil. Add the meatballs and cook for 30 minutes. At the same time, prepare spaghetti according to directions on the packaging. Serve meatballs and sauce over the spaghetti.