Curried Savory Veggie Neatballs

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“One of my favorites, you can make it as spicy as you like, or not at all.”

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  1. To make the"meat" balls, in a large bowl combine the ground meat alternative, 1/4 cup of the tofu, the peanuts, fresh ginger, cilantro, salt, 1/8 tsp.
  2. of the cayenne and 3/4 cup of the chopped onions.
  3. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls.
  4. Heat 1 Tbsp.
  5. of the oil in a large skillet.
  6. Add the balls and brown on all sides, about 3 minutes.
  7. Remove from the skillet with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  8. To make the curry sauce, heat the remaining 1 Tbsp.
  9. oil in a skillet.
  10. Add the remaining onions and brown lightly.
  11. Add the cinnamon, cardamom, garlic, turmeric, ground ginger, coriander, remaining cayenne and salt to taste and sauté 2 minutes.
  12. Add the tomato and simmer, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  13. Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the remaining tofu.
  14. Add enough water to make a thick sauce.
  15. Carefully add the"meat" balls to the sauce and warm over low heat without boiling.
  16. Garnish with the parsley.

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