Keema (Mince & Peas curry)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 484.0
  • Total Fat: 26.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 69.9 mg
  • Sodium: 128.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 21.0 g

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An excellent, authentic curry that can be served with chapati or rice. An excellent, authentic curry that can be served with chapati or rice.
Number of Servings: 3


    300g lean mince lamb
    2 tsp oil
    4 cloves garlic, crushed/chopped
    Ginger root, 1", peeled and thinly sliced into strips
    1 - 2 green chillies, deseeded and very finely sliced
    1 tbsp coriander powder
    salt to taste
    1 cup peas (frozen is fine)
    1 1/2 tbsp natural low-fat yogurt
    2 tsp cumin powder
    1 tbsp garam masala
    fresh ground black pepper
    juice of 1/2 lemon
    fresh coriander (leaves and stalks), chopped
    1 onion, chopped
    3 tbsp curry paste (for recipe, see cookbook)


Heat oil in pan, add garlic & chillies, fry approx 1 min, stir in coriander powder.

Add the mince lamb and brown for 2 -3 mins.

Add the peas, curry paste and a good splash of hot water. Stir well and bring to bol, reduce heat and simmer until meat is cooked, approx 8 - 10 minutes.Stir occasionally, breaking up any lumps that form and adding a splash of water if necessary.

Stir in the yogurt, the remaining dry spices and the lemon juice.

The dish should not be dry, so if necessary add extra splashes of hot water.

Taste, season as necessary and serve with the coriander sprinkled on top.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEEKYCHOOK.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    thanks - 3/30/18

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I was told to include cardamon and clove for an even more authentic flavor. Any idea how much? - 9/23/09

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    This is a true keema recipe, very, very tasty! Thanks for sharing! - 9/1/09