Saturday, 5 July 2014

Khara Masala Keema

Ramadan Mubarak Everyone!
This is the first Ramadan i'm spending away from my family and with my in-laws.
Its bittersweet, that feeling, but every girl has to go through this.
and so far so good right?

So the recipe today is Kharam Masala Keema. you can have this for dinner or sehri. best served with Paratha ! Yum!

For the recipe, you'll need

800 grams of Mince (Chicken/Mutton/Beef)
1 Large Onion Sliced
1 tbsp of Ginger Garlic Paste
5-6 whole red chilies
1/2 tsp of Black Peppercorns
1/2 of Cloves
1 Cinnamon stick
2-3 Black Cardamom
Salt to taste
2 tsp of Red Chili Powder
1/2 tsp of Turmeric Powder
1 tsp of Coriander Powder
1 cup of Yogurt 
1 large Onion sliced (to be added in the end)
1/2 a bunch of Coriander leaves
3-4 Green Chilies
1/2 tsp of Garam Masala Powder

Fry Onion till light golden.
Add ginger Garlic paste. Cook till fragrant.

Add whole red chilies, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns, black cardamom. Cook for a minute.

Add the mince. Cook till a bit browned.

Pour a glass of water and let it reduce.

till the water evaporates.

add yogurt. cook for 5 minutes.

Add sliced onions and green chilies. When the onions become soft...

...add coriander leaves and garam masala powder.

Dish out and serve !

Linking the recipe to Meat Lovers Month


  1. The instructions don't say when to add the spices. Great recipe though!

    1. Add all the spices when you add the mince :)

  2. Wow mouthwatering and very tasty looking recipe. I will definitely try this at home. Have you tried Pakistani Cooking Recipes I love all Pakistani Recipes and mostly the appetizers by zarnak sidhwa recipes

  3. Are you planning anywhere in the future to bring up your cookbook?Please do!Traditional recipes!I would love to own a copy!