Shimla Mirch Qeema is a famous Pakistani dish in which chicken mince cooked with capsicum _ a great combo. It’s pretty easy to make and tastes really good. This is my favorite way to cook qeema because I love the aroma and taste of capsicum. ♥♥♥
I love to eat shimla mirch qeema with rice but you can serve with both rice and chapatis. There are so many tasty options.
Here is the step by step recipe for Shimla Mirch Qeema!!
To make Shimla Mirch Qeema you will need:
- 500 gm chicken mince ( qeema)
- 3 onions, finely chopped
- 3 tomatoes, finely chopped
- 4 tbsp ghee or oil
- 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
- 1 tsp red chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin seeds, crushed
- 1 tsp mango powder
- 1/2 tsp coriander powder
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/4 tsp garam masala
- salt according to taste
- 3 capsicum, cut into cubes
- 1 onion, cut into cubes
Step 1: Begin by heating oil in a large pan or wok over medium high heat.
Step 2: Saute onion in oil and cook for 2-3 minutes or until translucent.
Step 3: Once they are nice and translucent, add ginger garlic paste and cumin seeds.
Step 4: When sauteing garlic, be very careful not to burn it. (I love the aroma of cooked garlic♥♥♥).
Step 5: When it starts changing its color, add tomatoes.
Step 6: Now add mango powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, black pepper corn , cloves and salt.
Step 7: Cover with w lid and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until the tomatoes lose their stiffness(you can add some water if you need to in between).
Step 8: Add chicken mince; cook and stir until well combined.
Step 9: Break mince meat into small pieces with a wooden spoon.
Step 10 :Cover and simmer for another 10 minutes or until qeema is done.
Step 11: Now add capsicum and cubed onion ; stir fry for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Cook until the oil comes on top.
Step 12: Take it out into a serving dish. Shimla mirch qeema is ready. Serve hot with chapati or rice.
Enjoy and Good luck 🙂
Please review and tell me what I could do to make it better!!