Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Minced Chicken (Aalo Matar Qeema)

Chicken Mince| Peas| Green chilies| Qeema| Chicken Qeema| Matar Qeema

Minced meat is also called ground meat, is most popularly cooked with peas and potatoes. It is one of the most widely known and yummacious non- vegetarian recipe all around the world. It is best served with naan/roti/plain basmati rice/chapati. The curry has a splendid texture, especially when cooked with spices & ginger garlic paste. Kids or old loved ones who can't chew the meat pieces, mince is the best alternative for them. Now lets proceed to its detailed recipe :)



Mince (Qeema- Chicken)                 1/2 kg 
Oil                                                     2 wooden spoon (doi)
Onions                                              2 big (sliced)
Tomato                                             3 (chopped)
Green Chili                                        4 (chopped)
Red Chili powder                              1 tsp.           
Turmeric Powder                              1/2 tsp.
Black Pepper                                    ½ tsp.
Garam Masala                                  1 tsp.
Red Chili Flakes                               1 tsp
Garlic Paste                                      1 tsp.
Ginger Paste                                     1 tsp.
Salt                                                   1 tsp.
Cumin Powder (Zeera)                     1 tsp.
Coriander Powder                            1 tsp.
Coriander Leaves (dhanyia)              Few
Peas                                                1 bowl (boiled)
Yogurt                                             1/2 cup        
Lemon Juice                                     1 tsp.
Potatoes                                           2 chopped



Heat oil, and add the chopped onions. Fry until onions are golden brown. Then add garlic and ginger paste & fry. Next add the mince and fry until all the water of the mince is dried. Next add green chilies and the chopped tomatoes, followed by all other spices except garam masala. Then add yogurt. Keep stirring. Cook until the oil begins to separate. Add potatoes and keep the lid covered for 15- 20 minutes or until it is cooked. In the end add boiled peas and toss. Add lemon juice. Garnish with garam masala and chopped coriander leaves. (You can add achaar gosht masala or chapli kabab masala instead of other spices for a different taste). Happy cooking!! :)

Mince can be used in the preparation of variety of dishes like,



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