Watson's Chunky Keema Matar Recipe

Watson's Chunky Keema Matar


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (not olive, though!)
  • 2 cups finely chopped onions (or 1 large onion)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (black or yellow)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1" ginger, minced
  • 1 chili, your favorite variety, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 lb ground meat (chicken, turkey, beef)
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika (smoked, hot, or normal)

How to make Watson's Chunky Keema Matar

  1. Brown fry onions in oil (See here: http://anthonyskitchen.blogspot.com/2006/10/fry-onions-till-golden-brown.html)
  2. Add in mustard seeds, garlic, ginger, chili, bay leaves - stir constantly and fry until you hear the mustard seeds popping.
  3. Add in coriander, cumin, and cinnamon powders, stir quickly for 15 seconds.
  4. Add in tomatoes with juice. Cook for 10 - 15 mins to reduce.
  5. Add in peas and meat. Stir until combined, then add in 2 cups water. Simmer uncovered until reduced by half.
  6. Stir in garam masala and paprika and salt to taste. Enjoy!
  • SheilaMay
    SheilaMay says

    Looks yummy! Can't wait to try this one out!

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