Bean Soup with Meat Balls

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  • Serves 4 to 6



  1. Combine the beans and half the water in a pot over moderate heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer partially covered for 30 minutes.
  3. Stir in the rice and cook an additional 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, mix together the ground meat, cayenne, cinnamon, salt, and pepper.
  5. Roll the mixture into small ½-inch (1 cm) balls.
  6. Heat the oil in a large skillet over moderate heat and saute the onion until it is lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  7. Add the meatballs and brown on all sides.
  8. Stir in the remaining water and tomatoes and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  9. Add the meatball mixture to the bean mixture.
  10. Stir in the dill and yogurt and heat until almost boiling.
  11. Serve immediately.


  1. Available in health food stores and Asian specialty shops.