Vegetable Keema

Vegetable keeema is made of Vegetables, minced meat and Indian spices.

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Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 10-15 mins

Serves : 4-5

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Cuisine : Indian»Side Dish»
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Main Ingredient : Lamb/Mutton Vegetables
Recipe Type : Dinner Lunch

Ingredients :


  • Cauliflower - 250g or 1/2 medium
  • Minced Meat - 100g
  • Onion - 1 medium
  • Tomato - 1
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp for medium spicy or 2 tsp for extra spicy
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch long strip
  • Tinned coconut milk - 1 tblsp or 50ml fresh coconut milk
  • Coriander leaves chopped - 2 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tblsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - as required

Method :
  1. Rinse the Keema well in water and drain it; Cut the vegetables; Chop the onion and tomato; Slit the chilli.
  2. Heat a pan and add a tsp of oil and the keema.
  3. Brown them until all the water is evaporated.
  4. Remove them from pan and set aside.
  5. Heat a pressure cooker pan and add rest of the oil.
  6. Add cinnamon and onion; saute for few minutes.
  7. Add ginger-garlic paste, tomato and all the spice powders.
  8. Stir well and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  9. ** Add keema, about 1/4 cup of water and salt.
  10. ** Pressure cook until 2 whistles or for about 3 minutes. Switch off.
  11. Add the chopped vegetables to the pan of keema.
  12. Cover and cook again for about 7-8 minutes.
  13. Boil it until most of the water is evaporated.
  14. Add coconut milk; Boil for about 2-3 minutes.
  15. Garnish with coriander leaves.
** - If the pressure cooker is not available, replace all the steps starting with the symbol ** with the following steps and continue.

  1. Add keema, 300ml of water and salt to a 1 litre saucepan.
  2. Cover and cook for about 15-20 minutes. Open the lid, stir few times and make sure there is enough water left for the minced meat to be cooked.

Notes : It is suitable for Rice and Sambar, Mung Dhal curry, Rasam, Dhal, Tamarind Egg Curry, Tamarind egg omlette curry or Garlic curry. Either Green Beans, Cabbage, Carrot, Peas or Broad beans can be used instead of Cauliflower.

Other Names : Cauliflower kaima


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