Keema Matar (Mince with Peas Curry)

Keema Matar (Mince with Peas Curry)

Recipe By: Fatimah Vadia
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  • PREP TIME: 10
  • COOK TIME: 25
  • TOTAL TIME: 35
  • SERVINGS: 3-4
  • CALORIES: 460


  • 2 tbsp. ghee / oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 finely chopped medium onion
  • 75g Magic Masala
  • 2 tomatoes chopped / blended or 1⁄2 tin of plum tomatoes
  • 500g lamb / beef mince
  • 200g peas
  • Fresh coriander


1. Add ghee or oil to pan. Add cumin seeds and allow to sizzle (2 min)

2. Saute finely chopped onion in oil until soft and golden (5-7 mins)

3. Add 75g of MM and 50ml of water to loosen the MM. Cook until water evaporates (3-4 mins)

4. Add chopped tomatoes and simmer until thickens, colour darkens, moisture evaporates and oil is visible around the edges (5-7 mins)

5. Add mince, breakdown lumbs and cook until moisture evaporates. Cook on a high heat until the mince starts to stick a little to the pan. Add peas and 200 ml of water and simmer to a low to medium heat (10 -15 mins)

6. Add chopped coriander and serve with naan, chapati or rice

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