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Thursday, 19 March 2009

Keema Mattar / Keema matar - Minced Lamb curry with green peas

Keema Matar is Minced meat( lamb) cooked with green peas. It has a splendid texture and very tasty.
Here goes the Keema matar recipe

Ingredients :

Minced meat - 200 grms
Ginger and Gralic paste : 10 tsp
Onion - 1 ( chopped)
Tomatoes - 1 ( Chopped)
Capsicum Pepper - 1 ( chopped) optional
Coriander Leaves - 1 handful ( Optional)
Salt - taste
Garam Masala - 2 tsp
poppy seeds - 1 tsp
Chilly powder - 2 tsp ( Or according to taste )
Green peas - 1/2 cup ( frozen ), can use fresh green peas, but have to cook it before adding to the dish.
Oil - To fry

Preparation :

* Heat the oil and fry the onions, tomatoes and ginger and garlic , Fry till the raw smell disappears.
* Then make it cool and then grind it into fine paste, by adding water.
* If you are using coriander leaves, add it now and grind it into paste ( this is optional)



* Then take a pan, add oil and add the paste and fy for few mins.
* Then add the minced meat.( lamb)


* mix well and add the chilly powder, salt, Garam masala and chopped pepper and green peas and fry for 20 min to 30 mins , till it come dry.

Thats it......Keema matar is ready. Garnish and serve hot.


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11 comments:

  1. Wow...that looks yummy...love kheema, I make it quite often but with chicken or turkey. Great stuffing for sandwiches and rolls. Yours looks very tempting.

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  2. yummmm, this looks delicious; I make a similar preparation for filling samossas and parottas; will go well with a simple rassam too;

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  3. Just I wonder if I will be able to get garam masala in Bangkok ??

    Greetings:)

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  4. Thanks poornima.......Yes, it is great stuffing for sandwiches and also for samosas..Hope you like it

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  5. Thanks Akal, yeap it will go well with rasam.....Hope you enjoy it

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  6. No worries Huevoscocodrilo, i will soon post you the recipe of garam masala....Hope it will be helpful...

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  7. From the pictures, it looks like something green like green chilies or cilantro were also ground with the onion paste.

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  8. hi anonymous,.Its the coriander leaves which i grinded with the onion paste, thats why it looks green in colour ( It is optional, i just added it instead of granishing, so that my daughter dont avoid eating it)... Hope this is helpful and thanks for your comments.

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  9. I have updated the points on the recipe...Thanks for commenting...Keep posting your wonderful feedback.......

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  10. hi lavanya,ur receipes r great and yummmmm... when we should add poppy seeds in keema??

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  11. Hi deepa, add the poppy seeds while adding the chilly powder. Hope it is helpful. Thanks you

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