Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Keema Matar Masala

Chicken Keema Matar Masala is one of the easiest and a great combo with chapati's or Roti's. As the name indicates keema and matar( green peas), the dish is prepared with a great combination of minced chicken with green peas. This can also be made with minced meat(mutton).

It was a long weekend this time and I tried out this awesome delicious Keema Matar for Sunday dinner and the family enjoyed this with hot hot chapati's.

Here's the recipe of Keema Matar Masala


Chicken Keema - 250 g

Onions - 2 finely chopped

Tomatoes - 2 finely chopped

Matar/ green peas - 1 cup (boiled)

Haldi/ Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Red chilli powder - 1-2 tsp

Garam masala powder - 2 tsp

Dhania/ Coriander powder - 1 tsp

Ginger- garlic paste - 2 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil- 2 tsp

Fresh coriander leaves , chopped


1. Boil peas with little salt and keep aside.

2. Heat 2tsp of oil in a kadai. Add chopped onions and fry till they turn slightly golden in color.

3. Add ginger- garlic paste and saute for a minute.

4. Add chopped tomatoes and fry till they become soft.

5. Now add boiled green peas , keema and all the dry spice powder mentioned. Pour in little water and mix. Cover it with a lid and cook till keema is well cooked and until oil separtes.

6. Mix it well and add chopped fresh coriander leaves.

Enjoy this with hot chapati's, roti or phulka

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