Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins
Meat and potatoes -- just "different." I love this dish so much. I haven't made it in ages but now that I'm posting it I think I'll have to make it again soon. So delicious!
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 3 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped
- 1 1⁄2 lbs ground beef
- 2 1⁄2 teaspoons ground coriander
- 2 1⁄2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 1⁄2 teaspoon turmeric
- 1⁄8 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
- 1 lb potato, peeled and cut into bite size pieces
- 1 cup plain yogurt or 1 cup sour cream
- 3⁄4 cup whole milk
- 3⁄4 cup frozen peas
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1⁄2 cup chopped cilantro
- In large deep frying pan, heat oil over moderate heat.
- Add onion and cook about 3 minutes.
- Sitre in garlic and ginger and cook 1 more minute.
- Add beef and cook until no longer pink.
- Drain fat (if desired).
- Add coriander, cumin, pepper, turmeric, cinnamon and 1 tsp of the salt.
- Cook for 1 minute, stirring.
- Stir in potatoes, yogurt/sour cream and milk.
- Bring to barely a boil.
- Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
- Uncover and simmer 5 minutes more.
- Stir in frozen peas and 1/2 tsp salt.
- Simmer about 2 minutes.
- Stir in lemon juice and cilantro.
I loved this dish, too. Creamy, slightly tangy, spicy (but not overly so) and rich-yum. Very easy to put together and both prep and cooking times were accurate. Definitely not boring meat and potatoes.
A definite favorite! I've made it twice now and my family just loves it. We've only just recently started experiencing Indian cuisine and we love it. The only kheema dish we've tried before had more of a tomato base to it, and it was good, but we prefer this one. Next time I might add some cauliflower and have sort of a kheema/aloo gobi mix. Yum! Thanks, Jane, for posting!
I made this as directed for a party. I used yogurt. This is great! and surprisingly several of the kids liked it too.