Chicken Kheema

kheema

Don’t know why I took so long to post this recipe. I have been always a huge fan of kheema. It all started during my college days in Belgaum. My pacchi (mom’s sister) makes a killer mutton kheema. I absolutely loved it. Although I do not prefer eating mutton, that must be the only dish I truly loved.

When I moved to Bangalore, I started making this regularly with ground chicken. Then we moved to US and I forgot everything about it. I think that was because V is not a big fan of kheema. But then one day, about a year ago, I remembered it and started searching for ground chicken here. I couldn’t find it anywhere. Then one day, one of my colleagues pointed me to it. Immediately I tried this recipe. It came out so well.

Ingredients:
1 lb ground(minced) chicken (or mutton)
1 tea spn ginger paste
1 tea spn garlic paste
3-4 green chillies
3-4 strands coriander leaves
1/2 cup onion
1/2 cup potatoes cut into thin pieces
1 tea spn chilli powder
A pinch turmeric powder
1/2 cup tomatoes
3 cloves
2" cinnamon
1 tea spn shah jeera
2 cardamoms
Oil
Salt

Method:
Make a paste of ginger, garlic, green chillies and coriander leaves. Apply this paste to ground(minced) meat and leave it aside for about 30mins.
Heat oil and fry onion. Add potatoes, turmeric, chilli powder, tomatoes. Let it cook for few minutes. Now add the chicken, salt and let it cook.
Make a powder of cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, shah jeera. Add the powder to chicken. Cook for a min and take off heat.

Serves : 3-4
Preparation time : 30mins

Pictorial:

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