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Qeema or minced meat is a popular dish in Pakistan cooked in many variations such as Aalo Qeema (minced meat with potatoes) and Qeema Matar (minced meat with peas) etc. This Qeema recipe is for both Qeema Matar and Aalo Qeema. So let’s get started!


Ground beef 1/2 kilogram
Onions 2 medium ones finely chopped
Green Chilies 2 chopped
Ginger/Garlic 1 tablespoon minced
Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Water 2 cups


Add all the ingredients to a large pan and bring to a boil. Let it simmer for 30 to 45 minutes. Turn the heat to high, cook until the water evaporates.

Tomato 1 chopped
Water 2 cups
Oil 2 tablespoons
Coriander small bunch chopped
fenugreek leaves 1 tablespoon
Garam Masala powder 1 tablespoon
frozen peas 1 cup
(if making Aalo Qeema use two potatoes chopped in small pieces)


Add oil to the minced meat from step 1 and fry over high heat for five minutes. Add the tomatoes and fenugreek leaves and continue stirring. If the mixture starts sticking to the pan, take one cup of water and add gradually as you fry to prevent the ground meat from sticking to the pan and burning. Fry for 15 to 20 minutes.

Add the garam masala powder and the peas and fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the peas are cooked (If making Aalo Qeema add the chopped potatoes and fry for 3 to 4 minutes and then add another cup of water, mix well and turn the heat down and let it cook till potatoes soften).
Add chopped fresh coriander and adjust any seasonings. Remove from heat.
Hope you enjoy this Qeema recipe! Let me know if you make it! I love eating Qeema now and with parathas. How do you like to eat it?

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