Sunday, August 24, 2014


Minced Meat Recipe  @

This hearty meal of Keema Matar  is normally a rich and heavy dish but here we keep it light and fresh by using very little oil and leanest meat either minced beef/lamb or mutton.

My son loves to scoop it up with some naan or chapati but it would also be good over rice.  Normally it uses various spices such as coriander, turmeric, cumin and chili powder individually  but now am using ready made meat masala powder  that was available from local market or supermarket.

I'm not a big fan for green peas but they were absolutely perfect in this dish.  They lend a slight sweetness among the spicy  meat and juicy tomatoes. Cubed potato is also included in this Keema Matar.

Minced Meat Recipe @

Serves  3-4

250 g minced beef or mutton
1/2 inch ginger grated
3 cloves garlic minced
3 tablespoon meat curry powder
1  tsp  chili powder
1/2  tsp cumin  powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2  cup  water
salt to taste
handful of coriander leaves chopped
1 cup  green peas
2 green chili slit
2 potato cubed
2 tomato cubed
1 big onion cubed
salt to taste

1 onion sliced
3 cardamom
4 cloves
1 stick cinnamon
3 tablespoon  cooking oil


* Combine mince meat with ginger, garlic,  turmeric, cumin  and chili  powder, keep for 20 minutes..

* Heat the oil, add ingredients for frying. When onion turns light brown, add meat and fry till fragrant.

* Add potato and salt, stir then add water and bring to boil. Cover and cook until potato turns soft, stirring occasionally.

* Add tomato, onion, peas and  green chili. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

* Remove from heat, sprinkle with chopped coriander leaves at the time of serving.

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Anonymous said...

I am a great fan of green peas too :P and this qeema matar i am loving it:P

Beena said...

Tempting yummy beef kheema matar curry . Perfect for rice and rotis

Rafeeda AR said...

always a comfort meal...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

This is what I call a lovely looking keema matar. Excellent preparation.

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks really amazing and lovely

Leilani said...

Spotted this on the Chick's blog hop today and had to click on it. Mmm, my kind of comfort food. PInning!

Julie said...

lovely the addition of greens,yummy!

Easyfoodsmith said...

It is the same story at my home. No one appreciates matar in the keema and I invariably have to leave it out. I would love to have this curry with rice :D

Unknown said...

This sound absolutely delicious! Pinning and can't wait to try :)

Choc Chip Uru @ Go Bake Yourself said...

This looks so warm and delicious, great recipe :D

Choc Chip Uru

Jess said...

Very interesting! I've never heard of something like this!

Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

Katerina said...

This looks like one hearty, filling meal!

Kurinji said...

mouthwatering dish....

Unknown said...

This looks awesome! I love the ingredients - big fan! I'll pin and make this soon! My kids love "curry" anything! Thanks for posting to Merry Monday Link Party! Julia

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Unknown said...

That is one flavorful looking keema matar.restaurants in south delhi