Keema/Minced Meat

Keema/minced meat one of my all time favorite dish ,my mom is the very good at preparing this dish.After seeing the minced meat in store,one day I asked my sister how do you cook it because I found it weird they looked like noodles.She laughed and said you just thaw ,clean and you are all set to go.She taught me how to prepare this delicious dish.My sis is an amazing cook.Here comes her recipe,quick ,easy to prepare, very nutritional.Posted the nutritional values in the lamb chops post.
This is how raw minced meat looks(lets be frank here ,when you saw it the first time you felt the same like I did right "noodles" in red color) .

Minced meat - 1lb
Onion - 1 large
Green chili -1
Kasuri methi - 1/2 tsp
Mint - 2-3 leaves
Cilantro/coriander - to garnish
Ginger garlic paste - 1tsp
Oil - 3tsp
Red chili powder - 1tsp
Salt - add according to taste
Cinnamon - 1/2 inch piece
Cloves - 2
Cardamom/Elaichi - 1
Tomato -1/2 small(optional)
1.Wash the minced meat and keep it aside.
2.Chop onions,green chillies,mint,cilantro,tomato ,keep them aside.
3.Heat oil in a pan,once the oil is hot add cloves,cardamom,cinnamon and saute them after a min add green chili ,onion .Cook onion until they are golden brown in color and add ginger garlic paste .
4.Add tomato and cook it until its soft ,add red chili powder,salt,garam masala,meat masala powder.
5.Add minced meat(once the meat is thawed and washed it becomes soft,add to the onion mixture and cook it) and mix it .Cook it on medium heat for 2-3 min .Close cook it for 10-15min on medium-low heat,add kasuri methi and cook for 2min .
6.Add cilantro and switch off the heat.
Serve hot with roti/steamed rice.

Note:Add little oil as the meat oozes out oil.


Wow.. rich and healthy... loving it :)

December 12, 2010 at 12:43 AM  

Mouthwatering here, very inviting kheema..

December 12, 2010 at 12:27 PM  

The Keema preparation looks yummy.

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December 12, 2010 at 7:34 PM  

Smitha,thakns for stopping by at my blog :) I am glad to follow yours and read your interesting recipes. The keema looks so delicious and I definately have to agree on the noodle part,I had no clue that these noodles were keema,but now I find this so neat:)

December 13, 2010 at 10:47 AM  

Keema looks very appetizing...
I have tried to make it earlier but it always turned out to be dry. The trick is to add tomato i guess.
will try again.

December 13, 2010 at 1:15 PM  

Thanks everybody !!
@Mrs K:Ahh now I'm glad to know that I'm not the odd man out !!
@Anjitha:Adding tomato helps and I also add little water for the gravy.

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