Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Chicken Keema Matar / Chicken Mince With Green Peas

The temperature is going high day by day.As we haven't made up our mind to go to India or not,the kids are getting real bored here.Evenings they are not able to ride their bicycles as the sun shines bright till 5:30 pm and its only after that they can even think of going outside.Some mornings they go to their nearby friends house or vice versa.Then the only way is to sit inside with their electronic games,so to get rid of that we went to the National Library and got some books. It's much better now seeing them reading those.The new library is such a huge World of Books or you can say a paradise for book lovers.So planning to go there often.

Today's recipe is a side dish with minced meat and green peas.This can be used as a sandwich filling inside Bread,Chapathi ,Kuboos or Tortillas and be given to kids in their lunch box.To make it healthy I have used homemade mince,made it with boneless Chicken.Now off to the recipe:
Chicken Mince  350 gms
Onion       1 large finely chopped
Tomato     1 large    ''             ''
Tomato paste 1 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Cumin seeds    1/4 tsp
Green Chilly    2 chopped
Curry leaves     1 sprig
Cinnamon   1/2 '' piece
Bay leaf  1
Turmeric powder  1/4 tsp
Chilly powder   1/2 tsp
Coriander powder  1.5 tsp
Pepper powder 1/4 - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds powder 1/4 tsp
Oil  2 tbsp
Water  1/2 cup

Method of cooking
-Heat oil in a cooking pot and add Cumin seeds and Cinnamon pieces.
When the seeds splutter add in the bay leaf and chopped onion and saute for a few minutes.
-Now add in the Ginger garlic paste and saute.
-Now add the turmeric,chilly and coriander powder mix and add the tomato pieces.
-Add the minced meat and saute well.
-Now add water,cover with a lid add cook for 8 to 10 minutes.
-Open the lid and add the green peas,chopped green chillies,tomato paste and saute well.Lastly add the pepper powder,cumin seeds powder and mix well.Add the curry leaves.
-Close the lid and cook till the chicken and green peas are cooked well.


  1. wow..perfect side dish for chapathis,infact v can even roll this stuffing in..lovely!!

  2. looks yumm.... as Julie says perfect for flat breads, or even in a toastie


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