Keema Aloo Matar Masala- Mined Lamb with Peas and Potatoes, Keema / Kheema/Qeema Aloo Matar is a mince meat of lamb cooked with peas and potatoes, you can substitute it with beef, chicken and for vegetarians use soya. The recipe with step by step cooking pictures follows.
Keema or qeema is another popular Indian recipe. It is a traditional South Asian minced meat dish. It is typically minced mutton curry(lamb or goat) with peas or potatoes. Keema can be made from almost any meat, can be cooked by stewing or frying.
Its an amazingly simple and flavorful dish and tastes so good accompanying fresh chapatis or bread. I always make the curry with lamb meat. Mincemeat along with peas and aloo make for a good combination, when simmered with tomatoes and aromatic spices. I got this wonderful recipe from my cousin sister Renu, who lives in Pune with her family for a long time.Here is this delicious recipe, so go through it and just drop your valuable feedbacks on comment section.
How to Make Keema Aloo Matar Masala- Mined Lamb with Peas and Potatoes
Clean and wash out meat well in running water. Drain out and blend in a heavy duty mixer. Cook potatoes and green peas, drain out and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a deep bottom sauce pan. When it is hot, add in cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, cardamom and saute well. Add the onions and fry for a few minutes, until they turn light brown ans start to caramelize.
Add ginger, garlic paste and cook over medium heat about 1 minutes or until raw smell goes on. Now add the minced meat to the pan, add turmeric powder and salt. Cook quickly while stirring freqently and breaking down the lumps of meat.
Once the meat starts to brown and release the fat, add chopped tomatoes. Give it a good toss.
Now add in yogurt and cover the pan with a lid. Cook it for 10 minutes in a medium flame.
Then add chilly powder, coriander powder and green chillies, mix well and saute for a couple of minutes. Add in kasuri methi leaves and mix well.
Add in cooked green peas and potatoes, mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes, adjust salt at this level.
Finally add in garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves and turn off the flame. Serve along with bread, roti, naan or even with rice.
Enjoy!! Happy Cooking.