Keema Matar
Keema Matar
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings: 4
You won't be tempted to order from your local takeout if you use this quick and simple keema curry recipe. The ideal dish for a curry night!

Nutrition: per serving



  • 500 g Minced Meat
  • 50 ml Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 3 Garlic chopped
  • 2 Onions
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 2 Bullet Chillies
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 200 ml Water
  • 200 g Peas Frozen
  • Coriander


  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat until hot
  • Add the cumin seeds and sauté for 1-2 minutes
  • Add the ginger paste and chopped garlic cloves then sauté for a further 1-2 minutes
  • Add the finely diced onions and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium heat until softened
  • As the onions are cooking chop the tomatoes then add into pan and cook for 4-5 minutes
  • Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and cumin powder then cook the spices for 2-3 minutes – you may need to add a few tablespoons of water to prevent the spices from burning and to allow the spices to release their colour
  • Add the mince and break apart then cook for 6-8 minutes on medium heat
  • Add the water and cover then cook for 20 minutes on medium heat
  • Add the frozen peas then cook for 6-8 minutes
  • Add the finely sliced bullet chillies and chopped coriander
  • Serve immediately with fresh garlic naan and enjoy!

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