Curry powder is a British invention meant to replicate the seasonings ground fresh daily by cooks in southern India. Madras curry powder is extra-hot.
Prepare the meatballs and refrigerate up to two days in advance. To freeze, prepare the recipe and place in freezer container; freeze for up to one month. To serve, thaw meatballs and heat as directed.
Use a slow cooker to serve meatballs during a party. Hot meatballs can be held for two hours in a slower cooker set on low with the lid removed. Provide small forks, pretzel sticks or cocktail toothpicks for easy eating.