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Keema Matar - Ground Lamb With Tomatoes And Peas


Small onion – coarsely chopped
2” fresh ginger root – coarsely chopped
1 piece
Vegetable oil
¼ cup
Cumin seeds
1 tsp
Coriander seeds
1 tsp
Ground turmeric
½ tsp
Medium tomato – chopped
1 (7 oz)
Plain yoghurt
¼ cup
Ground lamb
1 ¼ pounds
1 ¼ tsp
Garam masala
2 tsp
Fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp
Fresh cilantro
6 tbsp
Peas – fresh or frozen
1 cup

Put onion, finger, and garlic into container of food processor and chop finely. Put the oil in wide nonstick pan and set over medium-high heat. When oil is hot put in onion, ginger and garlic mixture. Stir and fry until it is somewhat brown. Put in cayenne , cumin seeds coriander seeds and turmeric, Stir one or twice.

Now put in the tomato and yogurt. Stir on high heat until the tomato is soft. Put in meat. Salt an garam masala. Stir, breaking up any lumps, for 2 minutes. Put in 1 cup water. Stir and bring to simmer. Cover and turn heat to low and simmer for 25 minutes. Add lemon juice, green chili, cilantro and peas. Stir and bring back to a simmer. Cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.