September 14, 2014

KEEMA MATAR

A famous dish made of mutton mince, green peas and seasoned with delicious masalas.

Ingredients :

Mutton mince 750 gms.
Shelled Green peas 1 cup
Onions, chopped fine 2nos.
Green chillies 2 nos.
Garlic, crushed 8 cloves
Ginger, chopped fine 1"piece
Red chili powder 3/4 cup.
Coriander Powder 1 tsp
Cumin powder 1 tsp.
Coriander Leaves 1/2 cup
Garam masala powder 1tsp.
Lime juice 11/2 tbsps.
Water 11/4 cups
Oil 4 tbsps.
Salt to taste


Method : 


1. Clean, wash and drain the mutton mince thoroughly.

2. Wash the peas, drain. Peel and chop the onions and garlic finely. Peel the ginger and grate. Wash and mince the green chilies. Clean, wash and chop the coriander leaves.

3. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan and add the chopped onion. Fry till lightly browned. Add garlic and stir-fry for a minute.

4. Add mutton mince, grated ginger, minced green chilies, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chili powder. Stir-fry for five minutes breaking up any lumps if formed. Add ¾ cup of water, bring to a boil. Cover, lower the heat and simmer for half an hour.

5. Add minced peas, chopped coriander leaves, salt, garam masala powder, lemon juice and the remaining water. Mix well and simmer covered for about ten minutes till the peas are cooked well. Adjust seasoning.

6. Serve hot.