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Keema with Urad dal

Daman Bedi
0 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Indian
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Keema (minced meat) 250 gms.
  2. Urad dal( white) 100 gms.
  3. Cooking oil
  4. onions 2 medium sized
  5. tomatoes 2 medium sized
  6. ginger -one small piece finely chopped
  7. garlic paste-1tsp
  8. cinnamon - small stick coarsely crushed
  9. salt to taste
  10. red chillies -1tsp
  11. turmeric 1 tsp
  12. coriander-cumin seeds powder 1 teaspoon
  13. cloves -6 pieces coarsely crushed
  14. cardamom -4 pieces coarsely crushed


  1. Soak the urad dal for one hour.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep pan till it gets smoky.
  3. Add chopped onions and fry them till they turn brown.
  4. Add ginger and garlic paste and fry for 5 mins.
  5. Now add finely cut tomatoes, can use tomato purée if convenient.
  6. Keep on stirring, add salt, turmeric, red chili powder, coriander and cumin powder.
  7. Mix it well and add keema,
  8. Keep on frying keema for 10-15 mins, then add the remaining dry masala (cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon)
  9. Add the soaked dal and mix it well with Keema.
  10. Add 1 cup of warm water and let it cook for 10-15 mins.You can cook in the pressure cooker also, but you need to wait only for 1-2 whistles.
  11. Serve it in a shallow dish, can garnish with green chillies and coriander leaves.
  12. Serve with Pranthas or butter Nan.

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Shalini Dubey
Shalini Dubey   Nov-30-2015

Sounds and looks yummy :D will look forward to try this dish soon!

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