Lamb Mutton & Beef Ramadan Recipes

Aloo Keema Recipe (Minced Lamb With Potatoes)

Aloo Keema (Minced Lamb With Potatoes)

A very satisfying meal,You can categorize it as an exotic gourmet dish or a very simple homely dish,any which ways its very fulfilling and a treat to your taste buds.

This is my mothers recipe for a simple Mince Curry or aloo keema as us Pakistanis like to call it. It is a really tasty curry especially when you add potatoes and spices like I did! Here’s a classic Aloo Keema – Minced Lamb With Potatoes Recipe that everyone, even the fussy kids, will love. Do try and don’t forget to share your experience with us!!

Minced Lamb With Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Aloo Keema – Minced Lamb With Potatoes

Bismillah, let’s begin!

Check it out the Aloo Keema – Minced Lamb With Potatoes Recipe and printable version below.

Minced Lamb With Potatoes (Aloo Keema)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 2 days 3 hours
Servings 4
Author Bushrah | Recipestable


  • 500 gm lamb minced keema
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 2 to matoes finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 3 medium potatoes peeled & cubed
  • 4 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon plain yogurt
  • 4 green chilies thinly sliced
  • few coriander leaves



  • Heat oil in a deep pot or wok over medium high heat. Add the onions and cook for 3-4 minutes or until they turn light brown.
  • Add the garlic and ginger paste. and saute for about 1 minute till you smell the aroma.
  • Now add the chopped tomatoes next along with cumin powder, turmeric, cayenne, coriander and red chilli powder.
  • Stir and cook for 5 minutes or until oil comes on top.
  • Add minced. Turn heat to high and stir it with a spoon for 20 minutes on medium high heat.
  • The meat will start separating,changing color, sweating and becoming watery. Do not worry, everything is going as per plan.
  • Now add yogurt, 1/4 cup water and salt. Stir well.
  • Turn the heat to the lowest possible on your burner.
  • Cover the pot with a lid and let it simmer on low heat for about 20 minutes or until minc is cooked thorough. Note; {You ll need to stir and check periodically to ensure that lamb is not sticking to the bottom. Add more water if needed.}
  • Now add the potatoes and again cover the pot.
  • Cook covered for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are almost cooked.
  • Remove the lid. Check the seasoning and cook on high again for 5 minutes till everything comes together.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and green chilies.
  • Dish it out. Minced Lamb With Potatoes are ready to serve. ENJOY!!


Serving Suggestions:
Serve with chapati or brown rice along with green salad.

Recipe Note’s:

  1. The cooking time will vary if you are using beef or chicken.
  2. Don’t add too much water at the beginning because ground meats leave moisture as they cook.Add water at intervals as per the consistency you want.
  3. At the end of about 20 minutes of cooking you will see that oil separating from and change in color of the ground meat.

I have also posted Minced lamb with Peas which is another easiest & tastiest version of making dinner. Do check it out as well.

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