Recipe: Keema Matar (Minced Lamb with Green Peas)

Minced Lamb cooked with green peas(matar) and spices. This is my favourite dish with brown rice. This Minced Lamb with Peas recipe is easy to make and can be made either on the stove or a pressure cooker. If you are in a rush you can throw everything in the pressure cooker and it’s done in just 10 minutes. 

Easy to cook and delicious Keema Matar recipe. It’s a simple recipe of keema matar to light your dining table.  Other meats such as mutton, chicken or turkey can also be used in this recipe. Try this keema matar recipe and You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make.

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  • 1 kg mutton mince(keema)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup green peas, boiled
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil or ghee
  • 3 red onions, finely chopped
  • 3 large tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

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Step 1

Clean, wash and drain the mutton mince thoroughly. Wash the peas, drain.

Step 2

Heat oil in a heavy bottom skillet over medium heat. Saute onion in the oil. Add garlic and stir-fry for a minute.

Step 3

Add mutton keema, ginger, tomatoes, green chilies, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chili powder. Cook and stir for 5-8 minutes.

Note:breaking up any lumps if formed.

Step 4

Add water. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until mince is tender.

Step 5

Add peas, salt, and the 1 cup water. Mix well.

Step 6

Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until peas are cooked well. Adjust seasoning.

Step 7

Take it out in a serving dish. Sprinkle garam masala over it. Garnish with green chilies and ginger slices. Delicious Keema Matar is ready to serve.

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Serve with roti or paratha.

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2 responses to “Recipe: Keema Matar (Minced Lamb with Green Peas)”

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