Kheema Matar Recipe

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Kheema Matar

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A very popular family meal in Northern India.

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
ghee (or sub vegetable or peanut oil)
2 tsp
cumin seeds
1 large
onion, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
ginger-garlic paste
2
bay leaves
1 tsp
mild curry powder (or to taste, can use medium or hot)
2
tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 tsp
ground coriander
1/4 - 1/2 tsp
indian chili powder (caution: extremely hot)
1/4 tsp
ground turmeric
1 pinch
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 lb
lean ground beef (or lamb)
2 1/4 c
frozen peas, straight from the freezer

Step-By-Step

1Melt the ghee in a flameproof casserole or large skillet with a tight-fitting lid. Add the cumin seeds and cook, stirring for 30 seconds or until they start to crackle.
2Stir in the onion, garlic and ginger paste, bay leaves and curry powder - continue to stir-fry until the fat separates. Stir in the tomatoes and cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the coriander, chili powder, turmeric, sugar, salt and pepper and stir around for 30 seconds.
3Add the beef and cook for 5 minutes or until it is no longer pink, using a wooden spoon to break up the meat. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.
4Add the peas and continue simmering for an additional 10-15 minutes, until the peas are thawed and hot. If there is too much liquid left in the casserole, increase the heat and let it bubble for a few minutes until it reduces. Serve with rice, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Indian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy