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Lamb Keema

Keema is a wonderful versatile Indian lamb dish that is very easy to prepare and is incredibly delicious!
Author Diana
Servings 6
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 onion
  • 10 grams ginger 2 cm piece
  • ½ green chilli
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 500 grams lamb mince
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2 tbsp plain yogurt
  • a pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper ground
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 50 grams green peas fresh or frozen.
  • 1 tsp coriander fresh to garnish


  • Place the onion, ginger and green chilli in a food processor to make a paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a wok, add the paste and sauté for a minute.
  • Add crushed garlic and sauté until garlic is fragrant.
  • Add the minced lamb, using a wooden spoon start breaking the meat and brown it.
  • Add garam masala and continue cooking. Stirring occasionally.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, and cook for one minute. Followed by plain yoghurt and mix it in.
  • Season with salt, black pepper and add some water and let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add fresh or frozen peas, reduce heat and cook uncovered for 10 minutes.
  • Serve with white rice or fresh naan.



This lamb Keema can be stored in the freezer in a plastic container for up to 3 months.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.5mg