Monday, November 19, 2007

Kheema tomato curry

I already had two "fry" dishes on my blog. The third one ought to be different. So here I present a LAMB KHEEMA or KHAIMA (ground meat) curry with TOMATOES. Its super easy and super tasty. The curry can be eaten with roti or rice. I spread some curry on bread slices and make a sandwitch out of this - its really yummy and makes a great lunch.

The ingredients list.

1. Ground lamb meat - 2 pounds
2. Onions large - 2 (avoid the sweet varieties) - chopped
3. 2 green chillies (jalapeno peppers)finely chopped
4. 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
5. Tomatoes - 4 medium sized chopped ( i chop the tomato into larger pieces as I like tomato chunks in the curry)
6. Salt to taste (approximately 1.5tsp)
7. Pinch of turmeric
8. 3 tsp coriander powder
9. 1 tsp chilli powder ( this can be avoided if you want the dish to be less spicy)
10. Cilantro for garnish

In a pan heat 2-3 tbsp of oil. Add the chopped onions and green chillies and fry the onions until transparent(about 3-5 minutes). Add the ginger garlic paste and fry the mixture for another 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes and allow the mixture to cook for 2 more minutes. The contents of the pan will look as shown

Now add the ground lamb, salt , chilli powder and turmeric and mix well. Cover the pan and lower the heat to medium low and allow the meat to cook for 10-15 minutes(Stir the mixtures once or twice midway to ensure uniform cooking). It is important to cover the pan when the meat is cooking. The water from the meat will accumulate in the pan at this point. Add the coriander powder and a pinch of any garam masala powder you have. And give 5 more minutes for this dish - and its done. Garnish with coriander before serving.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Good Recipe