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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.